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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bulge  \Bulge\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bulged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bulging}.] 
  1.  To  swell  or  jut  out  to  bend  outward,  as  a  wall  when  it 
  yields  to  pressure;  to  be  protuberant;  as  the  wall 
  bulges. 
 
  2.  To  bilge,  as  a  ship;  to  founder. 
 
  And  scattered  navies  bulge  on  distant  shores. 
  --Broome. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bulging 
  adj  1:  curving  or  bulging  outward  [syn:  {convex}]  [ant:  {concave}] 
  2:  curving  outward  [syn:  {bellied},  {bellying},  {bulbous},  {bulgy}, 
  {protuberant}] 




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