Translation of protuberance in Spanish:

protuberance

protuberancia, n.

Pronunciation /prəˈtjuːb(ə)r(ə)ns//prəˈt(j)ub(ə)rəns/

noun

formal

  • 1

    protuberancia feminine
    • The placoderms and chondrichthyans both show at least some capsular protuberance of the braincase, but the braincase is a single, undivided mass, whether or not ossified.
    • The cell containing the infection thread, or the neighbouring cell, has green-stained protuberances on its periclinal walls.
    • The ridges form irregularly situated protuberances that house hollow spines usually 0.05-0.06 mm wide and up to 0.12 mm long.
    • A number of works, however, feature clusters of dark, leathery-looking, phallic protuberances and spiky forms that suggest the shapes of devil's horns mentioned in the poems.
    • Others suggest that protuberances from the epidermis increased photosynthetic surface area on plants that were now growing taller, with thicker stems and more biomass to support.
    • One could lean over from one of those little teensy protuberances of rock, ice, gravel and snow and stare straight down at infinity.
    • Almost elephantine with its twin probosci and large, intelligent eyes, it alternated between curling the forward lobes into tight horn-like protuberances or dropping them down to shovel plankton into its cavernous maw.
    • Beaked whales, distinguished by the strange, teeth-like protuberances from their lower jaws, have been around virtually unchanged for 30 million years, but are still the least studied large mammal in the world.
    • Beetles are usually identified by observing differences in the male's genitalia, which sport all sorts of uncomfortable-looking protuberances.
    • During a class on operant conditioning, I asked whether anyone had placed a rat trained to press a bar for food into a naturalistic setting to see if it would get on its hind legs to press twigs or similar protuberances.
    • Some specimens formed massive attachment structures from the protuberances on the transverse ridges.
    • If you don't take these weedy protuberances for a failed hanging basket display, you might be interested to learn it is designed to mark the passage of time over 12 years, which is how long it takes a good whisky to mature.
    • The tree is grand and huge, its girth perhaps five metres, and the knotted protuberances of the base cover a huge area.
    • The protuberances remain small during initiation of the first sepals, and they disappear completely in the course of floral development.
    • In his large-scale drawings, body organs morph into metallic configurations with colorful, yet indistinct protuberances.
    • Another feature of this patent was the use of protuberances, which interlocked into holes in the joint plates to keep an extended rule straight when open.
    • And, as mentioned earlier, the ceramics are sexy, with their curves and protuberances and hidden spaces.
    • Some of their protuberances project close to a metre above what can be vaguely discerned as the original road surface.
    • There you will find a pair of hard protuberances lying flush to its scales.
    • Interrill flow, also known as sheet flow, sheet wash, or slope wash, generally appears as a thin layer of water with threads of deeper, faster flow diverging and converging around surface protuberances, rocks, and vegetation.
    • It has very few bumps or protuberances, and the surface has as mirror-like a sheen as you can get from white plastic.