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gibbous

 [gib´us]
humped; protuberant.

gib·bous

(gib'ŭs),
Describing a condition indicating humped; humpbacked; denoting a sharp angle in the flexion of the spine.
[L. gibbosus]

gibbous

adjective Humped, protuberant

gib·bous

(gib'ŭs)
Humped; humpbacked; denoting a sharp angle in the flexion of the spine.
[L. gibbosus]

gibbous

(of a solid object) having a projection in the form of a rounded swelling.

gibbous

humped; protuberant.
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The moon's synodic period is constant, but comparisons between the different durations of durations showed that the lunar phase degrees in the full moon interval vary with a time interval of up to 1 hr 24 min in a 2-day interval related to the observer on earth.
The influence of the lunar phase of felling on the combustibility of the wood did not give any significant results (Seeling 1998, Niemz and Kucera 2000).
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