jut out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jut out extend out or project in space "His sharp nose jutted out","A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
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Quotations

  • Victor Hugo
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    “Genius is a promontory jutting out into the infinite.”

Usage

In literature:

A little point jutted out with a big rock on the end of it.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
The guards maneuvered the two over to the rocky projection that jutted out over the pit.
"Devil Crystals of Arret" by Hal K. Wells
A wide ledge of outcrop jutted out from the canyon wall jagged into battlements.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Adjoining this, with a wide doorway between, was a room not quite so long, but jutting out at the side.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
This figurehead jutted out beneath the bowsprit.
"The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards" by Gerald Breckenridge
To the left, far distant, a point of land jutted out into the sea, tropical trees carrying their green out in a long curve.
"Mr. Wicker's Window" by Carley Dawson
He saw it in his mind's eye, a great promontory of black firs jutting out into the waste.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
It was stopped on the corner of a shelf of rock that jutted out above the gorge.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Ranged along the wall, and jutting out, he saw four couches.
"When the Sleepers Woke" by Arthur Leo Zagat
Below me, a little to the right, Monaco jutted out into the purple sea.
"Masterpieces of Mystery" by Various
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In poetry:

Early nip of changeful autumn,
Dahlias glimpsed through garden doors,
At the back precarious bathrooms
Jutting out from upper floors;
"Business Girls" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

Lionel Shriver's latest novel is set in Barba, a fictional peninsula which juts out (like a beard) from Portugal's southern border.
That's right: if you're daring enough to swim to the glassed-in edge of the Joule 's heated rooftop pool, which juts out a dramatic eight feet beyond the building's facade, you can peer down on the passersby walking along Main Street.
Viewed from St Maarten, 28 miles across the sea, Saba appears as if it's an uninhabitable rock jutting out of the sea.
Portofino Mountain, covered in Mediterranean maquis and crisscrossed by hiking trails, juts out into the sea at rocky Punta Chiappa in Italy.
Suppose you want to pile identical bricks on the edge of a table so that the stack juts out as far as possible past the table's edge.
They are both situated on spits of land jutting out to sea, boast fine beaches and survive mostly on tourism.
More than 40 flat screens jut out from the exposed-brick walls, while recessed lighting glows down on sleek tables with built-in beer taps.
A view of Wacker Drive as seen through the floor of a new glass balcony on Chicago's Sears Tower that juts out 1,353 feet above ground level.
The Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM barely juts out from your camera, but is capable of capturing some impressive images.
When the Old Clam House was built in 1861, Mission Bay was a real bay, Hunter's Point jutted out spikily into the water, and Bayshore was a wood-plank road cutting through the salt marshes.
The 300-foot-long wooden fishing pier at Euclid Beach collapsed into Lake Erie decades ago, but the crumbling concrete base still juts out toward the water like the stub of a lost limb.
The Giant's Causeway , at the foot of basalt cliffs in Northern Ireland, is made up of 40,000 black basalt columns jutting out of the ocean.
It held the pose for half a beat and then recoiled back to my side as fast as it had jutted out.
AT this writing, the polls are still open, and we can still just josh about the election, jut out our patriotic chests with their "I Voted" lapel stickers.
Many of us have spotted the pink tepee of Pocahontas County, jutting out from the tip of the mountain above Marlinton.
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