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protrusion

pro·tru·sion

protrusion

pronunciation:
pro tru zhn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of protruding or the state of being protruded.
synonyms:
projection, protuberance
similar words:
bulging, jutting, prominence, swelling
definition 2: that which extends or projects outward.
synonyms:
jut, projection, prominence, protuberance
similar words:
bulge, jog, knob, ledge, node, overhang, peak, salient, swelling