jut
I. verb (jutted; jutting) Etymology: perhaps short for 2jutty Date: circa 1573 intransitive verb to extend out, up, or forward ; project <
mountains jutting into the sky
>
<
a jutting jaw
>
transitive verb to cause to project II. noun Date: 1786 something that juts ; projection

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  • jut — [ dʒʌt ] verb 1. ) jut or jut out intransitive jut from/into/through to be farther forward than other things or than normal: Her hip bones jutted out. 2. ) jut or jut out transitive to put your chin or lip further forward than normal because you… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Jut — (j[u^]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jutting}.] [A corruption of jet.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body; as, the jutting part of a building. In jutting rock and curved shore.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jut — [dʒʌt] v also jut out past tense and past participle jutted present participle jutting [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: JET2 to stick out (16 18 centuries)] 1.) [I always + adverb/preposition] something that juts out sticks out further than the other… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jut — Jut, n. 1. That which projects or juts; a projection. [1913 Webster] 2. A shove; a push. [Obs.] Udall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jut — [jut] vi., vt. jutted, jutting [prob. var. of JET1] to stick out; project n. a part that juts …   English World dictionary

  • jut — index project (extend beyond) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • jut — Mot Monosíl·lab Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • jut — *bulge, stick out, protuberate, protrude, project, overhang, beetle Analogous words: *extend, lengthen, elongate: swell, distend, dilate, *expand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • jut — *jut germ., Pronomen: nhd. ihr beide; ne. both of you; Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae.; Hinweis: s. *jiz; Etymologie: s. ing. *du̯ōu, Num. Kard. ( …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • jut — [v] extend beetle, bulge, elongate, impend, lengthen, overhang, poke, pop, pouch, project, protrude, protuberate, stand out, stick out; concept 201 Ant. indent, recede …   New thesaurus

  • jut — ► VERB (jutted, jutting) ▪ extend out, over, or beyond the main body or line of something. ► NOUN ▪ a point that sticks out. ORIGIN from JET(Cf. ↑jet) …   English terms dictionary

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