• WordNet 3.6
    • adj jutting extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary "the jutting limb of a tree","massive projected buttresses","his protruding ribs","a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"
    • n jutting the act of projecting out from something
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Jutting Projecting, as corbels, cornices, etc.
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  • Victor Hugo
    “Genius is a promontory jutting out into the infinite.”


In literature:

He probably saw Minna Bluff, which juts out from the mainland towards the east.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
A rock jutting over the flood formed a convenient seat, and a tulip-tree lent a grateful shade.
"Audrey" by Mary Johnston
The Mimbres Pass narrows toward the southern exit where Point o' Rocks juts into the canon and commands it like a sentinel.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
It is a high promontory, jutting out into the sea, and facing the isle of Ceylon.
"The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI. (of 18)" by John Dryden
My search led me around a secluded cove edged with white sand and yellow marsh grass, ending in a low, jutting point.
"A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others" by F. Hopkinson Smith
At length the jutting headland of Pelestrina was reached.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
There was one on a little jutting point of land near the Peckham mill.
"Kit of Greenacre Farm" by Izola Forrester
Her face was set and white and resolute, the soft round chin seemed to be jutting out more obstinately than usual.
"The Imaginary Marriage" by Henry St. John Cooper
It touched shore, on the contrary, and I grasped a rock which jutted toward us.
"Lazarre" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
Dan was turning the canoe slightly to avoid the jutting shore that made a miniature harbor at the Bassett's when Sylvia uttered a low warning.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson

In poetry:

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
To drop from the charcoal-burners ' huts,
Or climb from the hemp-dressers' low shed,
Leave the grange where the woodman stores his nuts,
Or the wattled cote where the fowlers spread
Their gear on the rock's bare juts.
"By The Fire-Side" by Robert Browning
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:

Huge clam shells jutting from the sand like small white tombstones.
But Inside the Bungalow 's appeal doesn't end with the coffee — the building itself is a renovated historic home just off Robson and Main streets, with a quaint little tower jutting up above the shingled roof.
The city's environmental director, Shabazz Jackson, pointed to a brush-choked peninsula jutting into the glittering Hudson River.
Jutting from the coastline in Biloxi, Miss.
Jutting forward beyond a line.
It follows the Belvedere Balcony, hugging the contours of the ridge and so offering contrasting mountain views as it rounds each jutting peak.
Jutting from the northern wall of the S.F.
A craggy slab of concrete in the distance was jutting above the marsh grass on a narrow lip of shoreline on the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet.
The fairway curls around the banks of Lac Beauvert and its turquoise water reflects a muscular, white-capped lineup of Rocky Mountain peaks that jut up behind the wooden lodge.
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.
Xenoceratops (meaning "alien horned -face") had massive spikes at the top of its head, two hooks jutting from its forehead, and a ruffled shield around its neck.
Jagged edges jut from a broken utility pole lingering along Wilson Mills Road just west of Bishop Road, reports Road Rant scout Sami Phipps Lees.
Canarsie Pier, the 600-foot-long jetty that juts into the waters of Jamaica Bay just west of JFK Airport, isn't your ordinary park.
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.

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