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Bulge

Bulge

1. The bilge or protuberant part of a cask.

2. A swelling, protuberant part; a bending outward, especially. When caused by pressure; as, a bulge in a wall.

3. The bilge of a vessel. See bilge. Bulge ways.

see bilge ways.

Origin: oe. Bulge a swelling; cf. As. Belgan to swell, OSw. Bulgja, Icel. Bolginn swollen, OHG. Belgan to swell, g. Bulge leathern sack, Skr. Bh to be large, strong; the root meaning to swell. Cf. Bilge, belly, Billow, bouge.

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)

Origin: Bulged; Bulging.


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Re: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

Joshua---what you are seeing are young oysters(called spat) Richard

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by capecodder36
Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?
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What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

... crab; and there was an identical one on each claw. The claws seemed to be shaped so these fleshy green-brown lumps may have been coming out from a bulge in the claw. CrabClawFleshyBulge.jpg -Thank you, Joshua

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by thisma
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:14 am
 
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Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... in cell shape include blebbing, which occurs when a portion of the cytoskeleton separates from the plasma membrane and creates an irregular bulge called a bleb. This is like the locking of a door — a change in cell structure arresting cell activity. The cell membrane also loses symmetry ...

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Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
 
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Bacteria

Cans of tinned food sometimes begin to bulge and lose their shape. infer what is happening inside the can. would you eat the food contained in tis can? explain your answer.

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... themselves around the hair shafts and i suspect get inside the hair shaft. I recently found an eyebrow hair that had a visible teardrop shaped bulge in it. It was not one of the many hair infections that are decribed on the internet. The condition primarily effects me as classic allergic skin ...

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