protruding


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pro·trude

 (prō-tro͞od′)
v. pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing, pro·trudes
v.intr.
To extend or jut out; project. See Synonyms at bulge.
v.tr.
To push or thrust outward: muscles that allow the tongue to be protruded.

[Latin prōtrūdere : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·trud′ent (-tro͞od′nt) adj.
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protruding

(prəˈtruːdɪŋ)
adj
projecting from a surface
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.protruding - extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary; "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"
protrusive - thrusting outward
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protruding

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Translations
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protruding

[prəˈtruːdɪŋ] ADJsaliente, sobresaliente; [eye, tooth] → saltón
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protruding

[prəˈtruːdɪŋ] adj
[object, nail] → qui dépasse
[ears] → décollé(e); [eyes] → protubérant(e); [teeth] → en avant
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protruding

adjvorstehend; rock, ledgevorstehend, herausragend; earsabstehend; eyesvortretend; forehead, chinvorspringend; stomachvorstehend, vorspringend; teethvorstehend; ribshervorstehend, hervortretend
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protruding

[prəˈtruːdɪŋ] adjsporgente
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protruding

a. saliente;
___ eyesojos saltones.
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References in classic literature ?
The tire of the front wheel had been pierced, and a great thorn was protruding from the place.
Its hairless body was a strange and ghoulish blue, except for a broad band of white which encircled its protruding, single eye: an eye that was all dead white--pupil, iris, and ball.
"Do you think that we are dead, and this is heaven?" He smiled, and turning, pointing to the nose of the prospector protruding from the ground at our backs.
The ears, which were slightly above the eyes and closer together, were small, cup-shaped antennae, protruding not more than an inch on these young specimens.
At that moment Count Rostopchin with his protruding chin and alert eyes, wearing the uniform of a general with sash over his shoulder, entered the room, stepping briskly to the front of the crowd of gentry.
Passepartout was by no means one of those pert dunces depicted by Moliere with a bold gaze and a nose held high in the air; he was an honest fellow, with a pleasant face, lips a trifle protruding, soft-mannered and serviceable, with a good round head, such as one likes to see on the shoulders of a friend.
He spoke with a cockney twang in a high, metallic voice which he seemed not able always to control; Philip noticed that his upper teeth were large and protruding; they gave you the impression that they were loose and would come out if you gave them a sharp tug.
He stood red-faced and blinking, with his crooked arms outstretched, while a male hand, protruding from the window, kept piling up upon him a series of articles the sight of which filled the curious old ladies with bewilderment.
She returned gliding from the bedroom hermetically sealed in her black shawl just as she had gone in, with the protruding hand holding the lighted candle and relieved my perplexity as to her morbid turn of mind by telling me something of the murder story in a strange tone of indifference even while referring to its most horrible features.
Their yellow teeth were filed to sharp points, and their great protruding lips added still further to the low and bestial brutishness of their appearance.
His protruding eyes and antennae-like ears were turning constantly hither and thither, for Thar Ban was yet in the country of the enemy, and, too, there was always the menace of the great white apes, which, John Carter was wont to say, are the only creatures that can arouse in the breasts of these fierce denizens of the dead sea-bottoms even the remotest semblance of fear.
He leaped futilely at the grinning ape-man, tore at the protruding end of the shaft, and then, springing into the trail, paced back and forth beneath his tormentor.