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Isn't the submarine example somewhat unphysical? I mean, usually, the (water) pressure outside the vessle is much greater than the 1 atm pressure of the air inside it. -- 12:29, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

RFV discussion: August–October 2017Edit

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"The outline of penis and testicles visible through clothing" - needs to be confirmed as a distinct sense somehow and not just a use of the general "bulge". Equinox 19:22, 27 August 2017 (UTC)

It's used in constructions like "his bulge", so I think it merits the separate sense. I don't have time to cite it though... Andrew Sheedy (talk) 01:08, 28 August 2017 (UTC)
  • 2011, Victor J. Banis, The Why Not, page 30:
    Give either of them a sailor in tight pants with a bulge showing and they'd go out of their fruit minds.
"His bulge" at Google Books. DCDuring (talk) 02:02, 28 August 2017 (UTC)

cited Kiwima (talk) 02:48, 28 August 2017 (UTC)

The cites given don't really justify such a specific definition IMO; there's nothing in any of those to suggest that both penis and testicles are involved. BigDom 09:43, 28 August 2017 (UTC)

I have made the definition less specific. RFV-resolved Kiwima (talk) 01:42, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

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