outthrust


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out·thrust

 (out-thrŭst′)
intr. & tr.v. out·thrust·ed, out·thrust·ing, out·thrusts
To extend or cause to extend outward.
n. (out′thrŭst′)
Something, such as an outcropping of rocks, that extends outward.

outthrust

(ˌaʊtˈθrʌst)
vb (tr) , -thrusts, -thrusting or -thrust
literary to push or extend outwards
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outthrust - an outcropping of rock that extends outward
outcrop, outcropping, rock outcrop - the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
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The weight-bearing leg is straight beneath the outthrust hip, the other slightly bent at the knee; as a result, the line of the shoulders tilts downward toward the weight-bearing side.
Specifically, it involved "arching eyebrows and rounding the mouth in an expression of surprise" and "frowning with an outthrust lower lip, or a knowing half-smile with head cocked to the side" (Black 20-21).
Carson se aanhaling, "In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth", betrek die tema van narratologie, waarby die digter as narratoloog aansluit.
Nowhere is the ebullience of Traylor's work more apparent than in his multi-figure compositions, wherein negative space is fragmented by the angles of the outthrust legs and arms.
The outthrust chest of pride increases both testosterone production and lung capacity so you're ready to take on anyone.
Legs outthrust, it raced before them, taunting them from the edge of the forest with that twitch of its tail.
She tosses a whole one into her mouth, then one goes into her daughter's outthrust hands.