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Verb: protrude  prow'trood [N. Amer], pru'trood [Brit]
  1. Extend out in space
    "A single rock protrudes from the cliff";
    - stick out, jut out, jut, project
  2. Bulge outward
    "His eyes protruded";
    - start, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out [US, informal], come out
  3. Swell or protrude outwards
    "His stomach protruded after the huge meal";
    - bulge, pouch

Derived forms: protruding, protruded, protrudes

See also: wedge

Type of: change form, change shape, deform