[ adjective ] 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"

Used in print

(Alex Gordon, The Cipher....)

The legation was generously set back from the building line ; if the angle of fire were too great the jutting buildings on either side would interfere .

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

It speared up_into_the_air , then sinking back , the up jutting branch turned slowly .

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[ noun ] the act of projecting out from something

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change_of_shape stick_out