[syn: protrusion, projection, jut, jutting]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Protrusion \Pro*tru"sion\, n.
1. The act of protruding or thrusting forward, or beyond the
2. The state of being protruded, or thrust forward.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
29 Moby Thesaurus words for "protrusion":
bas-relief, bellying, boldness, bulge, bulging, bump, embossment,
eminence, excrescence, excrescency, extrusion, gibbosity,
gibbousness, high relief, jut, knob, low relief, lump, projection,
prominence, protuberance, protuberancy, relief, salience, salient,
swelling, tuberosity, tuberousness, tumescence