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Word: bulge

Definition: protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude


Sentences Containing 'bulge'

Even though the muscles of accommodation do their best to bulge and thicken the lens, the rays of light are not bent sufficiently to focus sharply on the retina.
As to your practice, if a gentleman walks into my rooms smelling of iodoform, with a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope, I must be dull, indeed, if I do not pronounce him to be an active member of the medical profession."
They gained on the boys, but it didn't do no good, the boys had too good a start; they got to the woodpile that was in front of my tree, and slipped in behind it, and so they had the bulge on the men again.
But here I'll stay, though this stern strikes rocks; and they bulge through; and oysters come to join me."
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