verb (used without object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
verb (used with object), pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing.
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In recent years, the ocean has pulled wooden planks with protruding nails from lanais and fences and portions of concrete foundations into the pounding water, threatening the safety of anyone in the ocean or walking along the beach.How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 5, 2020|ProPublica
In another case, a man at Stateville spent months filing grievances and writing letters to prison officials about a protruding bolt near his bunk bed.The Way Prisoners Flag Guard Abuse, Inadequate Health Care and Unsanitary Conditions Is Broken|by Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ|December 2, 2020|ProPublica
You also want a clip that pinches a pocket tightly, doesn’t protrude unnecessarily, or include parts that are sharp.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife|Wes Siler|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
Based on Modigliani’s specimen, the striking lizard — notable for a horn that protrudes from its nose — got its official taxonomic description and name, Harpesaurus modiglianii, in 1933.A nose-horned dragon lizard lost to science for over 100 years has been found|Dyna Rochmyaningsih|June 9, 2020|Science News
Hernia—Rupture which permits a part of the bowels to protrude.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners|B.G. Jefferis
Inland, the arches from the aqueduct of the Siagne shed their bricks in wheat fields and protrude from clumps of hazels.Riviera Towns|Herbert Adams Gibbons
Yet they need not protrude beyond the surface; but why hide them?Principles of Decorative Design|Christopher Dresser
He could protrude a feline set of claws from his velvet glove.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)|Leslie Stephen
The last word caused a woolly head to protrude from the after hatchway, revealing a youth about twice the size of Billy.The Young Trawler|R.M. Ballantyne