Definition of protruding in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈtruːdɪŋ/


Sticking out; projecting: a stocky guy with a furrowed brow and a protruding bottom lip
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  • The protruding end of the ovipositor was grasped with fine tweezers and the whole reproductive tract pulled out.
  • The periodical cicada has protruding red eyes and orange legs; adults have clear wings with orange veins.
  • The median bar is eccentrically positioned in the shell; thus the lengths of the protruding rays differ within a specimen.

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