protuberance :

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proh tooh buh ruhns

  • n  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    the occipital protuberance was well developed
  • n  the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
    the protuberance of his belly

  • For a fortnight a snow-crowned protuberance of the earth in mid-Pacific rumbled and smoked and discharged flaming dragons of molten lava to writhe down and be drowned with .
  • Most of the debris came from a nettlesome area of the tank known as the protuberance air load (PAL) ramp, a ridge designed to minimize turbulence around cables and fuel lines.
  • Sitting in his office in city hall, a postmodernist protuberance on the River Thames opposite the Tower of London, Ken Livingstone is entitled to a laugh at the expense of his many .

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