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outthrust

verb

Definition of outthrust

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to thrust out

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to thrust out the deep roots, outthrusting far below the plowshare's reach — George Woodbury

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Origin and Etymology of outthrust

Middle English outthresten, from 1out + thresten to thrust — more at thrust


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outthrust

noun

Definition of outthrust

  1. 1 :  a thrusting out :  an outward pressure

  2. 2 :  something that is thrust out :  projection below it was no firm outthrust of the mountainside, but eight thousand feet of air — J. R. Ullman

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Origin and Etymology of outthrust

3out + thrust (after thrust out, verb)


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outthrust

adjective

Definition of outthrust

  1. :  thrust out :  extended an outthrust jaw an outthrust hand

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Origin and Etymology of outthrust

1out + thrust, past participle of thrust (after thrust out, verb)


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