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jut

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] uk   /dʒʌt/ (-tt-) us  
to (cause to) stick out, especially above or past the edge or surface of something: The pier juts (out) into the sea. He jutted his chin/jaw (out) defiantly.Protruding and sticking out
jutting
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈdʒʌt.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈdʒʌt̬-/
jutting rocksProtruding and sticking out
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