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convex
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
angled or curving outward
  • This august hump, if I mistake not, rises over one of the larger vertebrae, and is, therefore, in some sort, the outer convex mould of it.
    Chapters 79-81 -- The Prairie; The Nut; The Pequod Meets the Virgin (30% in)
  • They keep a Whale's Rib of an incredible length for a Miracle, which lying upon the Ground with its convex part uppermost, makes an Arch, the Head of which cannot be reached by a Man upon a Camel's Back.
    Chapters 103-105 -- Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton; The Fossil Whale; Does the Whale Diminish (58% in)

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