Difference between knob and protuberance
- any thickened enlargement
- a round handle
- a circular rounded projection or protuberance
- an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
I chatter with enthusiasm whilst knobs of butter slide off the fishes' backs and sizzle to blister bubbles.
She pointed at Maralynne, though she could as easily have indicated herself; her splashy dress exposed her knobby knees and a good deal of aging breast.
In 1867 another visitor, Mark Twain, called Jerusalem “the knobbiest town in the world, except Constantinople.”
- something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
- the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
Another protuberance outlined with two vertical incisions serves as a nose, and a horizontal slash suggests a mouth.
_ -- The _meningocele_ is commonest in the occipital region, where it escapes through a cleft in the bone between the foramen magnum and the occipital protuberance (Fig. 197).
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.