Definition of Protrusive

1. Adjective. Thrusting outward.




Definition of Protrusive

1. a. Thrusting or impelling forward; as, protrusive motion.

Definition of Protrusive

1. Adjective. that protrudes; protruding ¹

2. Adjective. rather conspicuous; obtrusive ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protrusive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protrusive

protropin
protruberance
protruberances
protrudable
protrude
protruded
protrudes
protrudeth
protrudin
protruding
protrusibility
protrusible
protrusile
protrusion
protrusions
protrusive (current term)
protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance
protuberances
protuberancies
protuberancy
protuberant
protuberantly
protuberate
protuberation
protuberations
protuberous
proturan
proturans

Literary usage of Protrusive

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1. Stage Affairs in America Today by Allen Davenport (1907)
"3. The Actor. The Quality of His Importance. No. 4 The Stage Manager. His Decaying Power. No. 5. The Theatre Orchestra. Its Enforced protrusive Obedience ..."

2. How to Study Strangers by Temperament, Face and Head: A Sequel to "Heads and by Nelson Sizer (1895)
"How TO STUDY STRANGERS. men to wear a beard to cover it, if they can; then other families will have a broad, strong, protrusive chin. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"... some special weapon of defence against the pricks, and thorns, and protrusive angularities of fate, to which each particular creature might be subject. ..."

4. A System of Mechanical Philosophy by John Robison, James Watt (1822)
"In like manner, the force AD is in immediate equilibrium with the contractile force of CA, and the protrusive or expansive force of AB. ..."

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