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jut out (over someone or something)

to stick out over someone or something. The roof of the house jutted out over the patio. I'm glad the roof jutted out and kept us dry during the brief storm.
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jut out

v.
To stick outward; protrude: The puppet's nose jutted out from its face.
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CUTLINE: Homes at 129 and 131 South Shore Road, on a peninsula that juts into Webster Lake, were destroyed by fire early yesterday morning.
The new building is on a 145m pier which juts out north-east into the sea towards the central island of Trosso next to the dock of the Sloop and Launch Shed.
The playing surface is enclosed by a high-wire mesh fence that juts out at a precipitous angle into the rue de Candie, like a dynamic ship's prow.
In the right foreground, a sharp piece of concrete from a pile of Big Dig rubble juts through an opening in the fence, its energy diffused by yellow and black diagonal lines semingly urging caution.
They hook up with more agreeable guardians - Billy Connolly's Uncle Monty, whose home is filled with interesting reptiles, and Streep's Josephine, a dithering paranoid who, despite worrying about everything, lives in a stilt house that juts over storm-ravaged Lake Lachrymose.
Crucial elements of the comblike set of teeth that juts from the lower jaw of living lemurs and lorises appear in Bugtilemur, the researchers hold.
It commands a bluff-top knob that juts over one of the most scenic stretches of Pacific coastline you'll find south of San Simeon.
As a highway bridge crosses Partington Creek, watch for a gated dirt road that juts down toward the ocean.
These look even more like Minimalist sculptures--one thinks immediately of early Robert Morris pieces like Untitled (Slab), 1962--but with their little juts and slots they are not quite geometric, and they seem almost humanoid in proportion.
In the foyer of the gallery, Untitled (Girl with Book) offered an overhead view of a girl reading a paperback while a keyboard juts into view at the lower right and computer cables rest in loose tangles on a glass table near the top of the canvas.
NEWPORT BEACH - The partial collapse of a 5,000-square-foot building that juts out over a finger of the Newport Harbor was caused by water damage on the reinforcing bars of a main supporting beam, a city official said Tuesday.
When viewed from the rear, the zygomatic arch of male primates typically rises sharply near the ear and juts back into the skull, creating a trapezoidal shape, Loth contends.