- Something that protrudes; a protuberance: a protrusion of rock jutted from the mountainsideMore example sentences
bump, lump, knob, hump, jut, projection, prominence, protuberance, overhang, eminence, ledge, shelf, ridge; swelling, bulge, excrescence, outgrowth, growth, carbuncle• technical processsticking out, jutting, projection, projecting, obtrusion, obtruding, prominence, protuberance; swelling, bulging
- Despite its age, the walls were already pitted and scorched, the ceiling covered with small bumps and protrusions.
- They are coated with distinctive bumps and small protrusions against an overall veiled surface.
- Follow routes on protrusions and ridges, and always ski slow and conservative.