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 for bulging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bulging \bulging\ adj.
     1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of concave.
        [Narrower terms: biconvex, convexo-convex, lenticular,
        lentiform; broken-backed, hogged; convexo-concave;
        gibbous, gibbose; planoconvex] Also See: protrusive.
  
     Syn: convex.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. curving outward.
  
     Syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulgy, protuberant.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bulge \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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To bilge, as a ship; to founder.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              And scattered navies bulge on distant shores.
                                                    --Broome.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bulging
      adj 1: curving or bulging outward [syn: convex, bulging]
             [ant: concave]
      2: curving outward [syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous,
         bulging, bulgy, protuberant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "bulging":
     SRO, bagging, baggy, ballooning, bellied, bellying, bellylike,
     billowing, billowy, bloated, bosomy, brimful, brimming, bulbose,
     bulbous, bumped, bumpy, bunched, bunchy, bursting, capacity,
     chock-full, chuck-full, congested, convex, cram-full, crammed,
     distended, farci, filled, flush, full, full to bursting, hillocky,
     hummocky, jam-packed, moutonnee, overfull, overstuffed, packed,
     packed like sardines, plenary, pneumatic, potbellied, pouching,
     ready to burst, replete, rotund, round, rounded, rounded out,
     satiated, saturated, soaked, standing room only, stuffed,
     surfeited, swelling, swollen, topful, verrucated, verrucose,
     warty
  
  

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