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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bulge /ˈbʌlʤ ||ˈbʊlʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bulge n.
 1. The bilge or protuberant part of a cask.
 2. A swelling, protuberant part; a bending outward, esp. when caused by pressure; as, a bulge in a wall.
 3. Naut. The bilge of a vessel. See Bilge, 2.
 Bulge ways. Naut. See Bilge ways.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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) 2.0

      n : something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from
          a form [syn: bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness,
          jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion,
      v 1: swell or protrude outwards; "His eyes bulged with surprise"
           [syn: pouch, protrude]
      2: bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear
         to bulge [syn: bag]
      3: bulge outward; "His eyes popped" [syn: protrude, pop, pop
         out, bulge out, bug out, come out]
      4: cause to bulge or swell outwards [syn: bulk]