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Roget-categorie 250

2. Words relating to space
2.3. Form
›› 2.3.3. Superficial form

#250. Convexity

zelfstandig naamwoord

convexity, prominence, projection, swelling, gibbosity, bilge, bulge, protuberance, protrusioncamber, cahot [U.S.].
thank-ye-ma'am [U.S.].
intumescencetumour [Brit.], tumortubercle, tuberosity [Anat.]excrescencehump, hunch, bunch.
boss, embossment, hub, hubble[convex body parts] tooth [U.S.], knob, elbow, process, apophysis, condyle, bulb, node, nodule, nodosity, tongue, dorsum, bump, clumpsugar loaf etc. (sharpness) 253bowmamelonmolarbelly, corporation, pot belly, gut [Coll.]withers, back, shoulder, lip, flange.
[convexities on skin] pimple, zit [Slang]wen, wheel, papula [Med.], pustule, pock, proud flesh, growth, sarcoma, caruncle, corn, wart, pappiloma, furuncle, polypus, fungus, fungosity, exostosis, bleb, blister, blainboil etc. (disease) 655airbubble, blob, papule, verruca.
[convex body parts on chest] papilla, nipple, teat, tit [Vulg.], titty [Vulg.], boob [Vulg.], knocker [Vulg.], pap, breast, dug, mammilla.
[prominent convexity on the face] proboscis, nose, neb, beak, snout, nozzle, schnoz [Coll.].
peg, button, stud, ridge, rib, jutty, trunnion, snag.
cupola, dome, arch, balcony, eavespilaster.
relief, relievo [It], cameobassorilievo, mezzorilevo, altorivievolow relief, bas relief [Fr.], high relief.
hill etc. (height) 206cape, promontory, mullforehead, forelandpoint of land, mole, jetty, hummock, ledge, spurnaze, ness.


be prominent etc. adj. — project, bulge, protrude, pout, bouge [Fr.], bunchjut out, stand out, stick out, poke outstick up, bristle up, start up, cock up, shoot up swell over, hang over, bend overbeetle.
render prominent etc. adj. — raise 307emboss, chase.
[become convex] belly out.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

convex, prominent, protuberant, projecting etc. v. — bossed, embossed, bossy, nodular, bunchyclavate, clavated, claviformhummocky, moutonne, mammiliformpapulous, papilosehemispheric, bulbousbowed, archedboldbelliedtuberous, tuberculoustumouscornute, odontoidlentiform, lenticulargibbousclub shaped, hubby [U.S.], hubbly [U.S.], knobby, papillose, saddle-shaped, selliform, subclavate, torose, ventricose, verrucose.
salient, in relief, raised, repoussebloated &c., (expanded) 194.

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