outthrust

outthrust

[v., adj. out-thruhst; n. out-thruhst]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), outthrust, outthrusting.
1.
to thrust out or extend.
adjective
2.
thrust or extended outward: a friendly, outthrust hand.
noun
3.
something that thrusts or extends outward: an outthrust of the building.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see out-, thrust

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outthrust

noun
an outcropping of rock that extends outward 
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