jut out

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Related to jut out: close off, collide with
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Some of these spicules form the tubular matrix on which the sponge's tissue grow, whereas others jut out a finger-length or two from the sponge's surface.
In fact, these bony masses are so large and jut out in such an unusual way that they bolster the classification of Neandertals and Homo sapiens as separate species, two anthropologists argue.
Large incisors at the front of the mouth jut out and apparently helped to crack open hard fruit and nuts before these foods were crushed and chewed by thickly enameled cheek teeth, according to McCrossin.