Definition of Protuberant

1. Adjective. Curving outward.




Definition of Protuberant

1. a. Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling; as, a protuberant joint; a protuberant eye.

Definition of Protuberant

1. Adjective. Swelling or bulging outward. ¹

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Definition of Protuberant

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protuberant

protrudeth
protrudin
protruding
protrusibility
protrusible
protrusile
protrusion
protrusions
protrusive
protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance
protuberances
protuberancies
protuberancy
protuberant (current term)
protuberantly
protuberate
protuberation
protuberations
protuberous
proturan
proturans
protyl
protyle
protyles
protyls
proud as a peacock
proud flesh

Literary usage of Protuberant

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"X 2 nat. larger angle with it; hence the baso-lateral portion of the whole valve is somewhat protuberant. The tergo-lateral margin is in the upper part ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1899)
"Operation was undertaken under chloroform, and the tumour was enucleated in about Fig. 8.—Child with protuberant abdomen due to renal sarcoma. Fig. 9. ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"The demands on protuberant action not severe. — The present planets and their satellites, all together, amount to about one seven- hundredth part of the ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"The demands on protuberant action not severe. — The present planets and their satellites, all together, amount to about one seven- hundredth part of the ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"The demands on protuberant action not severe. — The present planets and their satellites, all together, amount to about one seven- hundredth part of the ..."

6. The Planetary and Stellar Worlds: A Popular Exposition of the Great by Ormsby Macknight Mitchel (1848)
"As the earth grows more protuberant, changing from the spherical form, the particles must be heaved up the side of this elevated ridge which belts the earth ..."

7. The Planetary and Stellar Worlds: A Popular Exposition of the Great by Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel (1871)
"As the earth grows more protuberant, changing from the spherical form, the particles must be heaved up the side of this elevated ridge which belts the earth ..."

8. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"... throat white, bounded below with black, the feathers lengthened and protuberant; chest and abdomen light grey ; bill and feet lead-colour. ..."

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