- v. present participle of jut.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Projecting, as corbels, cornices, etc.
- adj. extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
- n. the act of projecting out from something
“Our final stop — though the photographer was clearly just getting warmed up a couple of hours into our tour of his old stomping grounds — was the remnants of the Maspeth Bridge, these days little more than some ancient wooden sticks jutting from the fetid waters.”
“For the Act II showpiece, she is thrust forward over the orchestra pit on a plank jutting from the stage.”
“Examples include walking through a house with an endless corridor in the basement, a man in a suit and hat that stalks you, a flying pterodactyl, a giant face jutting from the wall, being swallowed by the sun, and so much more.”
“Six miles above the forks, on the west side of the Jefferson, there is a bluff or point of a high plain jutting into the valley to the brink of the river, which bears some resemblance to a beaver's head, and goes by that name.”
“Creek, both falling into a pond situated at the eastern extremity of a point of the mountain jutting down in the plain on the south side of Day's Creek.”
“These "Gates" are a high rocky conical elevation attached to a plain jutting into the bottom on one side of the river precisely opposite to the bluff rocky termination of a plain of considerable height, on the other side, but three or four hundred yards asunder; which gives to them the appearance of formidable gates, and they were thus named by Lewis and Clark.”
“Clouds of smoke were observed on the following day curling up from the summit of a mountain jutting into the east side of the valley, probably raised by the”
“The hilt of his sword jutting over his shoulder cast a wavering cruciform shadow on the water below us.”
“The severed arm flopped to the ground, and the black man stood stock still facing his enemy, the sword jutting from his shoulder.”
“She saw the two men struggling, the gleaming sword jutting from the assassin's back.”
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