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jutting


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jut  \Jut\  (j[u^]t),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jutted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Jutting}.]  [A  corruption  of  jet.] 
  1.  To  shoot  out  or  forward;  to  project  beyond  the  main  body; 
  as  the  jutting  part  of  a  building.  ``In  jutting  rock  and 
  curved  shore.''  --Wordsworth. 
 
  It  seems  to  jut  out  of  the  structure  of  the  poem. 
  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  2.  To  butt.  [Obs.]  ``The  jutting  steer.''  --Mason. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jutting  \Jut"ting\,  a. 
  Projecting,  as  corbels,  cornices,  etc  --  {Jut"ting*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jutting 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {projected}, 
  {projecting},  {protruding},  {sticking(p)},  {sticking 
  out(p)}] 
  n  :  the  act  of  projecting  out  from  something  [syn:  {protrusion}, 
  {projection},  {jut}] 




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