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
A .257/.333/.455 hitter last year in San Diego, Dickerson resumed baseball activities in May after his initial visit with specialists revealed the disc protrusion.
Left fielder Alex Dickerson (disc protrusion) is hoping to play in extended-spring-training games in Arizona this week.
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.
These protrusions drew the attention of the researchers, who realized the ancient beast was a new species.
The protrusions first identified as tusks were actually baleen plates the whale uses to filter out food, the scientists determined.
A tall, boxy protrusion, the CITV allows the commander to look ahead at threats ahead and maintain situational awareness while the gunner engages targets.
The antlers, a spectacular protrusion of bones that splayed into dozens of points, were the stuff of hunting lore.
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Origin and Etymology of protrusion
First Known Use: 1646See Words from the same year
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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