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jut

[ juht ]
/ dʒʌt /
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verb (used without object), jut·ted, jut·ting.

to extend beyond the main body or line; project; protrude (often followed by out): The narrow strip of land juts out into the bay.

noun

something that juts out; a projecting or protruding point.

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Origin of jut

First recorded in 1555–65; variant of jet1

OTHER WORDS FROM jut

jut·ting·ly, adverboutjut, verb (used with object), out·jut·ted, out·jut·ting.
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British Dictionary definitions for jut

jut
/ (dʒʌt) /

verb juts, jutting or jutted

(intr often foll by out) to stick out or overhang beyond the surface or main part; protrude or project

noun

something that juts out

Derived forms of jut

jutting, adjective

Word Origin for jut

C16: variant of jet 1
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