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
Desert sand is almost always highly rounded, because strong winds knock the grains together so forcefully that protrusions and sharp edges break off.
Left fielder Alex Dickerson (disc protrusion) is running at full speed.
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Origin and Etymology of protrusion
First Known Use: 1646
Synonym Discussion of protrusion
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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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