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Definition 1: the act of projecting out from something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for jut in the sense of this definition

(jut is a kind of ...) an action that changes the shape of something

Definition 2: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where jut or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
  • the hump of a camel
  • he stood on the rocky prominence
  • the occipital protuberance was well developed
  • the bony excrescence between its horns

Synonyms for jut in the sense of this definition

(jut is a kind of ...) any solid convex shape that juts out from something

(... is a kind of jut ) either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit

(... is a kind of jut ) prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone

(... is a kind of jut ) a part that bulges deeply

"the belly of a sail"

(... is a kind of jut ) a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure

"the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"

(... is a kind of jut ) a bump on a ski slope

(... is a kind of jut ) a small lump or protuberance

(... is a kind of jut ) a sharp protuberance

(... is a kind of jut ) any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)

Definition 3: extend out or project in space - [verb of stative]

Samples where jut or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His sharp nose jutted out
  • A single rock sticks out from the cliff

Synonyms for jut in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of jut ) project over

(... is a kind of jut ) push upward

"The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"

(... is a kind of jut ) thrust up like a spear

"The branch speared up into the air"

(... is a kind of jut ) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge

(... is a kind of jut ) project as a cantilever

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