jut out


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Related to jut out: close off, collide with
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.jut out - extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
overhang - project over
push up, thrust - push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
spear up, spear - thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"
bulge, bag - bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
cantilever - project as a cantilever
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Some people-like Goodman--have shallower eye sockets than do others, meaning that their eyeballs naturally jut out more.
Most scientists had thought that the voltage-sensing regions of the pore would be hidden within the ion channel, but instead they jut out as hinged projections that MacKinnon calls "paddles" In hindsight, he adds, it's clear that the free-moving nature of these four, positively charged paddles accounts, at least in part, for the difficulties in crystallizing the pores.
The bulb-outs - concrete curbs, basically - would jut out about 6 feet into the roadway from both sides of Mill, just north of G Street.