Definitions for: Jut


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.
Browne.

2. To butt. [Obs.] ``The jutting steer.'' --Mason.


Jut, n.
1. That which projects or juts; a projection.

2. A shove; a push. [Obs.] --Udall.

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

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