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protrusive

[proh-troo-siv, pruh-] /proʊˈtru sɪv, prə-/
adjective
1.
projecting or protuberant; thrusting forward, upward, or outward.
2.
3.
Archaic. pushing forward; having propulsive force.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Latin prōtrūs(us) (past participle of prōtrūdere to protrude) + -ive
Related forms
protrusively, adjective
protrusiveness, noun
nonprotrusive, adjective
nonprotrusively, adverb
nonprotrusiveness, noun
unprotrusive, adjective
unprotrusively, adverb
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