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PROTRUDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does protruding mean? 

PROTRUDING (adjective)
  The adjective PROTRUDING has 1 sense:

1. extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

  Familiarity information: PROTRUDING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROTRUDING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

Synonyms:

jutting; projecting; protruding; sticking; sticking out; projected

Context examples:

the jutting limb of a tree / massive projected buttresses / his protruding ribs / a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck

Similar:

protrusive (thrusting outward)


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