Constructed with or in the form of an arch or arches.
That bulges; that has a bulge.
Of a surface, curving outward, or toward the eye. For example, the outer surface of a ball appears convex. In geometry, the term is used to describe any polygon possessing no interior angle greater than 180ş. Convex is the opposite of concave.
Bent like a bow; arched.
ETYM Latin prominens, -entis, p. pr. of prominere to jut out, to project; pro before, forward + minere (in comp.) to jut, project: cf. French prominent. Related to Imminent, Eminent.
1. Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous.
2. Eminent; distinguished above others.
3. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief.
ETYM Latin protuberans, -antis, p. pr. of protuberare. Related to Protuberate.
Prominent, or excessively prominent; bulging beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; swelling.
ETYM Latin saliens, -entis, p. pr. of salire to leap; cf. French saillant. Related to Sally.
Leaping; outstanding; pointing outward.
(Heraldry) Represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward).
(Of angles) Pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees.
Swelling; bulging; knobby; muscular; bulging, knobbly; muscular.