Meaning of “protrude” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “protrude” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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protrudeverb [ I/T ]

us /prəˈtrud/

to stick out from something:

[ I ] Tufts of gray hair protruded from under his hat.
[ T ] The snake protruded its tongue and hissed loudly.
noun [ C/U ] us /prəˈtru·ʒən/

[ C ] A protrusion on the cliffs looks like a human head.

(Definition of “protrude” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)