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

  Plano-convex \Pla"no-con"vex\, a. [Plano- + convex.]
     Plane or flat on one side, and convex on the other; as, a
     plano-convex lens. See Convex, and Lens.
     [1913 Webster]

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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  planoconvex
      adj 1: flat on one side and convex on the other

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