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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)

Sense 1protruding [BACK TO TOP]


Extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary


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


protrusive (thrusting outward)

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