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Gibbousness

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun gibbousness:

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Definition of the noun gibbousness

What does gibbousness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gibbousnesses

  1. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

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Google previewSpelling Dictionary of the English Language (1831)

by [John] Entick

to hang up, to expose Gibbosity, Gibbousness,s.convexity, protuberance Gibbous, a. crookbacked, protuberant, convex Gibbousness, s. convexity, prominence Gib'cat, an old worn-out cat Gibe, v. to sneer ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

germaneness ghastliness ghostliness ghoulishness giantess giardiasis gibbous gibbousness giddiness gingivitis girlishness glabrous gladiolus gladness glamorous glamorousness glamourous glassiness gleefulness glibness gloominess.

Google previewA dictionary of the Malagasy language, by J.J. Freeman (D. Johns). (1835)

by Joseph John Freeman, David Johns

Gibbosity, Gibbousness, s. tikioboi- rana, fivohirana. Gibbous, a. mikioboitra, mivohitra, vokoka. Gibe, v,n. maneso, manaraby, mana- ratsy. Gibe, s. haraby, eso. [fosa. Giber, s. mpanaraby, mpaneso, mpi- Gibinglv, ad. maneso, mifosa. Giblets ...

Google previewThe Spelling Dictionary: Or, a Collection of All the Common Words and Proper Names of Persons and Places, Made Use of in Yhe English Tongue. ... By Thomas Dyche, .. (1737)

by Thomas Dyche

_ _ gip geographer gian-tly _ gipsies 4 geogriphicatl gibberish gipsy geographically' gibbet si- girasdl geography gibble-gabble gird gEomanc'y gibbosity girdek geomEtrical gibbous girdle geomEti-ically gibbousness girdle! geometricia'n ...

Google previewPronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

by John Walker

Gibbousness, gib'-bás-nēs. s. convexity, promineilce. [ness with contempt. Gibe, jibe.

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

gibbosily, gibbousness. GIL'BERTINE. s. One of a religious order, named from Gilbert, lord of Sempringham in England. GIN' GERNESS. s. Niceness; tenderness, adj. gingerly. GIP'SEY. s. One of a race of wanderers, ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language ... Abstracted from the folio edition ... To this edition are added, a History of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The second edition, carefully revised (1764)

GIBBOUSNESS. f [from gibbeus.] Convexity; prominence. Bently. GI'BCAT. f. [gib and cat.] An old worn-out cat. Shakesp. To GIBE.

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1851)

A Dictionary of Medical Science ... by Robley Dunglison

GIBBOUSNESS, Gibbositas. GIBBUS, Hump — g. Pottii, Vortebral disease. GIBLETS. According to Minshou, from Gobbet, Goblet; but, according to Junius, from (F.) Gibier, 'game/ The word seems to be ...

Google previewA New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

by John Craig

GIBBOUSNESS, gib'bus-oes, ». Protuberance; a round prominence ; convexity. GlBBSITE, gib 'site, .-•. A mineral found at Richmond, in Massachusets. It occurs massive in irregular stalactitial and tuberculated masses; fibrous and radiating ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

GIBBousNess, gib'bus-nes, s. Protuberance; a round prominence; convexity. Gibbsite, gib'site, s. A mineral found at Richmond, in Massachusets. It occurs massive in irregular stalactitial and tuberculated masses; fibrous and radiating; colour ...

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Scrabble value of G2I1B3B3O1U1S1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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