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Definition of the noun gibbousness
What does gibbousness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: gibbousnesses
- something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
- lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
- synonyms of gibbousness: bulge / bump / excrescence / extrusion / gibbosity / hump / jut / prominence / protrusion / protuberance / swelling
- more generic word: projection = any solid convex shape that juts out from something
- more specific terms:
- frontal eminence = either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
- occipital protuberance = prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
- belly = a part that bulges deeply
- caput = a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
- mogul = a bump on a ski slope
- nubble / nub = a small lump or protuberance
- snag = a sharp protuberance
- wart = any small rounded protuberance
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gibbousness
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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 ...
by Paul Zollo
germaneness ghastliness ghostliness ghoulishness giantess giardiasis gibbous gibbousness giddiness gingivitis girlishness glabrous gladiolus gladness glamorous glamorousness glamourous glassiness gleefulness glibness gloominess.
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 ...
The 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 ...
by John Walker
Gibbousness, gib'-bás-nēs. s. convexity, promineilce. [ness with contempt. Gibe, jibe.
The 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, ...
A 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.
Medical 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 ...
A 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 ...
A 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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