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Noun
Plural for a rounded swelling which distorts an otherwise flat surface
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“Rising from the radiator grille, a prominent bulge in the hood runs to the base of the windscreen.”
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Plural for an unusual temporary increase in number or size
“The population bulge could represent a further aggravation of the unemployment problem.”
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(colloquial) Plural for a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
“You got the bulge on the rest of the world in raising peanuts, and you fastened your name on it.”
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Plural for a large or protruding belly
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(slang) Plural for a visible bulge in a man's crotch
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Buckles or distortion
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Plural for a slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break
Noun
Plural for a large, shapeless mass of something
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Plural for a line or ridge produced on paper or cloth by folding, pressing, or crushing
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Plural for a place or point where something deviates from a straight path
Verb
To swell or protrude to an incongruous extent
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“Fluids and toxins begin to accumulate, causing fat cells to inflate and bulge up against the skin.”
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To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“Government warehouses would bulge with unmarketable wool, and this surplus would further depress prices on the open market.”
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To make larger in physical size, or increase the capacity of
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Bend and give way under pressure or strain
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To bend or turn in a curved direction or motion
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