bulge bulge  /ˈbəldʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  2. (v) swell or protrude outwards
  3. (v) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
  4. (v) bulge outward
  5. (v) cause to bulge or swell outwards

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. By September 2001, she had succeeded in dropping from 78 kilos to 57 kilos, but she also complained of headaches and her eyes seemed to bulge.
  2. The Earth's rotation pushes the tidal bulge slightly ahead of the Earth-moon alignment; the moon's gravity, however, yanks the bulges back to keep them in line.
  3. By age 60, one in three Americans develop the tell-tale colonic bulges, and two-thirds of Americans over 85 suffer from the disorder, according to Strate's study.

News

  1. World War II vet receives French Legion of Honor

    As he approaches his 95th birthday in September, Forrest Citian Charles Lawson has a lot of memories. Among the most vivid are memories of World War II – the North African Campaign, Sicily, the Normandy Invasion and the Battle of the Bulge.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Forrest City Times-Herald

  2. Battle of the Bulge teased for iPhone

    Developer Shenandoah Studio has teased an upcoming release of Battle of the Bulge for iPhone via Vine , of all things. You can watch the full (six-second) video below. As you can see above, the studio's great strategy is definitely coming to the iPhone. Shenandoah notes that the update will make the game universal, so if you've already bought this great World War II strategy title on the iPad ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  3. Space age-like suit helping patients fight fat

    HOUSTON -- There's a new weapon in the battle against the bulge, and there are few like it around the world. KHOU 11’s Mia Gradney reports on the HYPOXI-Method.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

Quotes

  1. "If we do not take action soon, the coming demographic bulge will compromise the programs' ability to support people who depend on them," said Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr., one of four high-ranking government officials who serve as...
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Henry Paulson Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Victoria said: "I think guys should wear jeans big and baggy, with a big pair of boots or flip-flops - exactly how you see David when he's out in his jeans and T-shirt. Do not pull them up tight and have your bulge showing. Let it hang! I didn't...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Victoria Beckham Source: E Canada Now

  3. "Steven came out of the game with some severe back spasms," Linehan said. "He had it looked at today and it shows he has a disk bulge in his lower back which is treatable. We're optimistic for his return even as soon as New Orleans (Nov. 11)....
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Scott Linehan Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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