jutting jutting  /ˈdʒə tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  2. (n) the act of projecting out from something
  3. (v) extend out or project in space
  4. (n) the act of projecting out from something
  5. (adj) extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

Derived Word(s)

jut

Usage(s):

  1. And the route only gets better from here, undulating along the ridgeline of a thin peninsula jutting into the South China Sea before plunging back down the mountainside.
  2. Girls say they like his strong jaw and jutting cheekbones.
  3. But a moment of rare drama will come when the face of a man with thick glasses, sharp nose, a cocky grin and a jutting jaw appears on the television screen.

News

  1. Thomas Hart Benton heist isn’t exactly a work of art

    A thief broke into the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio early Wednesday and made off with an original signed sketch worth $16,000. But his planning and getaway proved lacking. Police arrested 38-year-old Antonio Carrillo on a bicycle as he tried to pedal away from the scene with two picture frames jutting from his unzipped backpack. He was charged with second-degree burglary.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

  2. U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club a grand experiment

    They're calling this a "boutique," U.S. Open, and its venue golf's Fenway Park.Merion, it says here, is golf's Fallingwater.You know Fallingwater, the iconic masterpiece of Frank Lloyd Wright, who remains America's architect laureate 54 years after his death.Jutting out of the woods in Western Penns...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  3. Bluff Point Trail Run

    Bluff Point State Park is the last remaining significant piece of undeveloped land along the Connecticut coastline. Jutting out into waters of Long Island Sound this wooded peninsula, measuring one and one-half miles long by one mile wide, encompasses over 800 acres.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "Ugh, I was so thin," Belbin said in a recent interview at Ice Works, the rink where she trains with her partner, Ben Agosto. "You could see my bones jutting out; you could totally see my chest bone sticking out."
    on Feb 16, 2010 By: Tanith Belbin Source: New York Times

  2. The New Yorker's Ken Auletta described their altercation this way: "To the petite Snider, [Weinstein] was a fearsome sight--his eyes dark and glowering, his fleshy face unshaved, his belly jutting forward half a foot or so ahead of his body. He...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Ken Auletta Source: Forbes

  3. "I think (Stephen's jump shot) is very similar to mine," said Dell. "Seth, he's got the elbow out a little bit, but that was not one of my big pet peeves, the (jutting-out) elbow. The end result is what matters. It goes in when he lets it go....
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Dell Curry Source: Toronto Star

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