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Jut out   /dʒət aʊt/   Listen
Jut out

Extend out or project in space.  Synonyms: jut, project, protrude, stick out.  "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

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"Jut out" Quotes from Famous Books

... islands and reefs that jut out into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The railroad takes us ...
— The Foolish Virgin • Thomas Dixon

... (our more immediate destination), and to quit the valley was out of the question, as there is no feed or water out of it within a reasonable distance. Both the valley and surrounding country are destitute of trees, and bold hills of metamorphic sandstone frequently jut out into the valley, and terminate in perpendicular cliffs 200 or 300 feet high. Towards the evening the river had been coming from the northward of ...
— Journals of Australian Explorations • A C and F T Gregory

... into the air, bearing on their summits flat rocks like tables; square buttes tower high above surrounding depressions, which are so cut up by twisting gullies and low ridges as to be almost impassable; shelving masses of sandstone jut out over the sides of the cliffs; some of the ridges, with perfectly perpendicular sides, are so worn away that they stand up like gigantic knife-blades; and gulches, wash-outs, and canyons dig out the sides of each butte, while between ...
— Roosevelt in the Bad Lands • Hermann Hagedorn

Words linked to "Jut out" :   bulge, push up, cantilever, jut, stick out, overhang, thrust, spear up, bag, spear, project

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