jut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jut extend out or project in space "His sharp nose jutted out","A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
    • n jut the act of projecting out from something
    • n jut something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge","the hump of a camel","he stood on the rocky prominence","the occipital protuberance was well developed","the bony excrescence between its horns"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jut A shove; a push.
    • Jut That which projects or juts; a projection.
    • Jut To butt. "The jutting steer."
    • Jut To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body; as, the jutting part of a building. "In jutting rock and curved shore.""It seems to jut out of the structure of the poem."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jut To strike; shove; butt.
    • jut To project forward; extend beyond the main body or line: as, the jutting part of a building: often with out.
    • n jut That which juts; a projection.
    • n jut A jostle; a shove; a thrust.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Jut jut to project
    • pr.p Jut jut′ting; pa.p. jut′ted
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Quotations

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

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
A corruption of jet,

Usage

In literature:

Half a dozen yards from it was a small, slender tower with a pointed roof jutting out from the corner of the building.
"The Man with the Clubfoot" by Valentine Williams
Coming to the surface, he caught at a rock which jutted from the channel.
"A Daughter of the Dons" by William MacLeod Raine
Below Newburgh the river narrowed beneath upstanding cliffs and a point jutted out into the water.
"Ethel Morton at Rose House" by Mabell S. C. Smith
Then these felon knights bore Sir Tristram to a little chapel standing upon a great rock which jutted out into the sea.
"Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion" by Beatrice Clay
They seemed horribly close, right under the jutting cliff; and their laughter and volleys of chaff had the jeering note he knew too well.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
They were hazy, but certain peaks jutted above the haze.
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
She stood near a kind of wooden landing jutting out over the water.
"His Excellency the Minister" by Jules Claretie
They paused a short distance beyond the Black Bull, where the quay jutted out a little like a pier.
"In Friendship's Guise" by Wm. Murray Graydon
We were sitting in a narrow balcony that seemed to jut out of a horn of the city's lovely crescent.
"A Voyage of Consolation" by Sara Jeannette Duncan
Two bastions jut from the main work into it, protecting it from approach by a terrible cross-fire.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 73, November, 1863" by Various
This he calculated was the tip of a long point jutting out into the Bay, half-way between The Jug and the Post.
"Troop One of the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
The rocks jut boldly out, and throw strange shadows on the pool.
"Brothers of Pity and Other Tales of Beasts and Men" by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
He glanced toward the jutting rock-ribbed plateau that was Lapierre's stronghold.
"The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
Extensions of pure iron jut from the shores laid bare by the breaking of the waves, as rocky shoals.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXI, 1624" by Various
But why this particular height rather than any other of the dozen that jut out into the plain?
"Science in Arcady" by Grant Allen
They had just reached a little cliff jutting out over the water.
"Beth Woodburn" by Maud Petitt
He had at last the gratification of setting his foot upon a projection of the ground, a sort of narrow esplanade jutting from the rock.
"Led Astray and The Sphinx" by Octave Feuillet
His outer office jutting out into a narrow L overlooked, from a broad window, the empty space of the street.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
From the floating mist jutted great boulders and huge red cliffs.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
It juts off into the sea, the Persian Gulf, perhaps half a dozen miles.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
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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
Yet is my manhood woman-frail,
Barren my motherhood. They now
Shall men my mystic mountain scale?
These ram's-horn thumbs jut from my brow
"The Wild Ass" by Aleister Crowley
White rocks jutting from Ching stream
The weather's cold, red leaves few
No rain at all on the paths in the hills
Clothes are wet with the blue air
"In The Hills " by Wang Wei
From under the crunch of my man's boot
green oat-sprouts jut;
he names a lapwing, starts rabbits in a rout
legging it most nimble
to sprigged hedge of bramble,
stalks red fox, shrewd stoat.
"Ode For Ted" by Sylvia Plath
Well, juts blame it on the War,
When Venetians grew thinner,
And gaunt hands would grab us for
Succulence to serve a dinner . . .
How our numbers fast grew fewer,
As we perished on a skewer.
"The Pigeons Of St. Marks" by Robert W Service
Oh! would I were the ice man for a space,
Then might I cool this red-hot cocoanut,
Corral the jim-jam bugs that madly race
Around the eaves that from my forehead jut -
Or will a carpenter please come instead
And build a picket fence around my head?
"The Love Sonnets of a Hoodlum" by Wallace Irwin

In news:

It's almost Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, and this photo is jut the beginning of Halloween captions.
As the crowd counted down, Magic Johnson pulled a large silver lever jutting from a box labeled " ASPiRE ".
Jutting from the northern wall of the S.F.
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.
GALVESTON — From the 1940s until Hurricane Carla in 1961, Galveston had a Pleasure Pier jutting over the gulf, a place for music and movies and strolling.
312872, closed Monday) is the most popular, and the view - it is housed in a kind of glass disk jutting over of the water - is unparalleled.
Many of us have spotted the pink tepee of Pocahontas County, jutting out from the tip of the mountain above Marlinton.
JAMAICA HILLS—The Town of Brookline has spooked residents with its design review of a corner of Larz Anderson Park that juts across the Jamaica Plain border at Pond and Avon streets.
Kim Kardashian and that jutting butt.
It's the inspiring Sawtooth Valley where snowcapped peaks jut into chilly skies and the Salmon River struggles through the deep drifts of the season.
With the park's 277 glorious, woodsy acres jutting into Lake Washington, bike paths, and sandy beaches, Seward Park Audubon Center has always had a lot going for it.
The fabled city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is surrounded by amazing, high-jutting hills and mountains.
A large cake jutting from the top of the building marks this popular café in the downtown historic district.
A monstrosity of a staircase juts straight up the slope and ends at the backside of the chain link fence that marks out the grounds.
Microsoft launched Windows 8 in New York without some of the fanfare of the past at a subdued event on a pier jutting into the Hudson River.
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In science:

In [Jut], we will use Theorem 2.2 to determine some decomposition numbers for perverse sheaves (which give some evidence for this conjecture).
Cohomology of the minimal nilpotent orbit
Our approach will be that of Bayesian inference, and we will justify jut below my preference, but it must be admitted there is an old vivid controversy on the definition of probability between the two main schools: frequentists and Bayesians.
Geometrical constraints on dark energy models
Az ´ugynevezett sz´ıns´ert˝o f´azis´atmenet felvetette egy k´etl´epcs˝os f´azis´atmenet lehet˝os´eg´et is [15, 84], melyben az univerzum h˝ul´ese sor´an el˝osz¨or sz´ıns´ert˝o f´azisba, ma jd onnan sz´ınszimmetrikus, de nem-0 Higgs-v´arhat´o ´ert´ek˝u szimmetris´ert˝o f´azisba jut a rendszer.
Az elektrogyenge f\'azis\'atmenet (The electroweak phase transition)
In mathematical terms this is described by the convolution of the signal with the impulse response function (IRF), which contains the geometrical and physical properties of the environment (see for example Sp jut 2001 for a good introduction to this sub ject).
Probing the Type Ia environment with Light Echoes
The results about E-smoothness will be illustrated in [Jut] (see [Jut07b]), in relation with the special pieces of the nilpotent cone.
Decomposition numbers for perverse sheaves
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