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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.
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outthrust

(ˌaʊtˈθrʌst)
vb (tr) , -thrusts, -thrusting or -thrust
literary to push or extend outwards
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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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