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

Synonyms for protrusion in the sense of this definition

(protrusion 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 protrusion 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 protrusion in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

"the belly of a sail"

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

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

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

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

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