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protrusion Syllabification: pro·tru·sion
Pronunciation: /prəˈtro͞oZHən/

Definition of protrusion in English:

noun

Something that protrudes; a protuberance: a protrusion of rock jutted from the mountainside
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
protuberance, projection, prominence, swelling, eminence, outcrop, outgrowth, jut, jag, snag;
ledge, shelf, ridge
sticking out, jutting, projection, obtrusion, prominence;
swelling, bulging

Words that rhyme with protrusion

allusion, collusion, conclusion, confusion, contusion, delusion, diffusion, effusion, exclusion, extrusion, fusion, illusion, inclusion, interfusion, intrusion, obtrusion, occlusion, preclusion, profusion, prolusion, reclusion, seclusion, suffusion, transfusion

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