Definition of 'protrude'
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His tongue is protruding from the side of his mouth. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was only in hospital that he discovered bone protruding through his skin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He underwent surgeries to reset his right knee and remove a protruding bone. Christianity Today (2000)Apply enough pressure to slow bleeding but be careful not to press directly on to the protruding bone. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Apart from his tongue protruding, he appeared normal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This means the legs are blown off, leaving large open wounds with protruding bones and tissue. The Sun (2010)He was given a 200 fine because it was protruding slightly out of his drive. The Sun (2008)On this day 12 months ago he was in hospital, his right leg in bits with bone protruding through the skin. The Sun (2015)I had no bottom, no hips, just protruding bones. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. protrude is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'protrude'
British English: protrude VERB
If something protrudes from somewhere, it sticks out.
...a huge round mass of smooth rock protruding from the water.
Definition of protrude from the Collins English Dictionary
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