HyperDic: protrusion

English > 2 senses of the word protrusion:
NOUNshapeprotrusion, bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, extrusion, excrescencesomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
actprotrusion, projection, jut, juttingthe act of projecting out from something
English > protrusion: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.
Synonymsbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, extrusion, excrescence
NarrowerbellyA part that bulges deeply
caputA headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
frontal eminenceEither prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
mogulA bump on a ski slope
nub, nubbleA small lump or protuberance
occipital protuberanceprominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
snagA sharp protuberance
wartAny small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
BroaderprojectionAny solid convex shape that juts out from something
Spanishbulto, corcova, excrecencia, extrusión, joroba, prominencia, protuberancia
Catalanbony, gepa, gep, monticle, prominència, protuberància
Verbsprotrudeswell or protrude outwards
protrudebulge outward
English > protrusion: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of projecting out from something.
Synonymsprojection, jut, jutting
Broaderchange of shapeAn action / action that changes the shape / shape of something
Spanishproyección
Catalanprojecció
Verbsprotrudeextend out or project in space

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