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Meaning of JUT

Pronunciation:  jut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of projecting out from something
  2. [n]  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
  3. [v]  extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock stick out from the cliff"

JUT is a 3 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut out, jutting, project, projection, prominence, protrude, protrusion, protrusion, protuberance, stick out
 See Also: bag, belly, bulge, cantilever, caput, change of shape, frontal eminence, nub, occipital protuberance, overhang, projection, push up, spear, spear up, thrust, wart



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
    2. To butt. [Obs.] ``The jutting steer.'' --Mason.
  2. \Jut\, n.
    1. That which projects or juts; a projection.
    2. A shove; a push. [Obs.] --Udall.
Thesaurus Terms
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