from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Projecting, as corbels, cornices, etc.

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  • verb Present participle of jut.

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  • adjective extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
  • noun the act of projecting out from something


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  • For the Act II showpiece, she is thrust forward over the orchestra pit on a plank jutting from the stage.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • The hilt of his sword jutting over his shoulder cast a wavering cruciform shadow on the water below us.

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  • The severed arm flopped to the ground, and the black man stood stock still facing his enemy, the sword jutting from his shoulder.

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  • She saw the two men struggling, the gleaming sword jutting from the assassin's back.

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