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jut

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1 something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form [syn: bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]
2 the act of projecting out from something [syn: protrusion, projection, jutting] v : extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff" [syn: stick out, protrude, jut out, project] [also: jutting, jutted]jutting adj : extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary; "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck" [syn: projected, projecting, protruding, sticking(p), sticking out(p)] n : the act of projecting out from something [syn: protrusion, projection, jut]jutting See jut

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