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protuberance

美国发音:[proʊ'tub(ə)rəns]
英国发音:[prə'tjuːb(ə)rəns] [n]
突起;突出部;瘤,节疤,疙瘩
隆起;突出
隆凸
隆起物
凸起

thing sticking out of a surface
A protuberance is a part of something that projects from it, that sticks out of it. Large trees have protuberances on their trunks, that is, portions that bulge out of their trunks. The horns of animal are protuberances from their heads. Some fishes have protuberances on their backs.