Examples of protrusion in a Sentence
bony protrusions on the outside of the elbow
a roof with many protrusions
The pain was caused by a protrusion of a disc in his lower back.
Recent Examples of protrusion from the Web
Moth tails vary from species to species: Some have big lobes at the bottom of the hindwing instead of a distinctive tail; others have just a short protrusion.
Cardboard protrusions on the motorbike controller can push buttons on the Joy-Cons to activate items, braking, and drifting.
Pachycephalosaurus had a thick, bony skull with all kinds of jagged protrusions, the better to fight its rivals with.
These big-ledged protrusions from the cliff top reveal panoramas that seem to stretch forever.
Cerebrospinal fluid is produced continuously in the brain and is normally absorbed into the bloodstream through protrusions in the outer membrane of the brain, called the dura mater.
The restaurant is a long, rectangular stucco building, tan all over except for a few white protrusions.
With their bulbous protrusions and over-the-top decorations, each dress is funnier than the one before; choreographer Laura Scozzi turns the ball choreography into a similarly hilarious, manic romp.
This area docks with protrusions of carbohydrate molecules called sialic acids that bristle from cells.
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Synonym Discussion of protrusion
- those projections along the wall are safety hazards
- the bizarre protrusions of a coral reef
- a skin disease marked by warty protuberances
- bulges in the tile floor
PROTRUSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of protrusion for English Language Learners
: a part that sticks out
: the act of sticking out or the condition of something that sticks out
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