English noun: protrusion
|1.||protrusion (shape) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings|
|Samples||The gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge.|
The hump of a camel.
He stood on the rocky prominence.
The occipital protuberance was well developed.
The bony excrescence between its horns.
|Synonyms||bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protuberance, swelling|
|Narrower (hyponym)||belly, caput, frontal eminence, mogul, nub, nubble, occipital protuberance, snag, wart|
|2.||protrusion (act) the act of projecting out from something|
|Synonyms||jut, jutting, projection|
|Broader (hypernym)||change of shape|