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protruding

[ proh-troo-ding, pruh- ]
/ proʊˈtru dɪŋ, prə- /
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adjective
projecting outward, as from a surface:The driver pulled in too close to the curb and knocked over the sign with his truck’s protruding side mirror.The phone’s protruding camera lens is at a high risk for getting scratched.
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OTHER WORDS FROM protruding

non·pro·trud·ing, adjectiveun·pro·trud·ing, adjective
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