What does the word protrude mean?

Usage examples for protrude

  1. That one end must protrude, he knew, for the brand was longer than the pocket was deep. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  2. If this does not occur, the bowels are very apt to protrude through the opening, and if allowed to do so for weeks or months, the opening becomes so dilated that its closure is impossible, and the child grows up afflicted permanently with rupture through the navel. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.

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