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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Protrude  \Pro*trude"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Protruded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Protruding}.]  [L.  protrudere  protrusum  pro  forward 
  +  trudere  to  thrust.  See  {Threat}.] 
  1.  To  thrust  forward;  to  drive  or  force  along  --Locke. 
  2.  To  thrust  out  as  through  a  narrow  orifice  or  from 
  confinement;  to  cause  to  come  forth. 
  When  .  .  .  Spring  protrudes  the  bursting  gems. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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:  {jutting},  {projected}, 
  {projecting},  {sticking(p)},  {sticking  out(p)}] 

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