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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: protuberance(0.01156 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to protuberance.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from
a form [syn: bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness,
jut, prominence, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]
2: the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging
out; “the protuberance of his belly” English → English (gcide)
Protuberance \Pro*tu"ber*ance\, n. [Cf. F. protub['e]rance. See
That which is protuberant swelled or pushed beyond the
surrounding or adjacent surface; a swelling or tumor on the
body; a prominence; a bunch or knob; an elevation.
Solar protuberances (Astron.), certain rose-colored masses
on the limb of the sun which are seen to extend beyond the
edge of the moon at the time of a solar eclipse. They may
be discovered with the spectroscope on any clear day.
Called also solar prominences. See Illust. in Append.
Syn: Projection, Protuberance. protuberance differs from
projection, being applied to parts that rise from the
surface with a gradual ascent or small angle; whereas a
projection may be at a right angle with the surface.