Bust vs Protome - What's the difference?
As a verb bust
As a noun protome is
a decorative element, on ancient artefacts, based on the head of an animal or bust of a person.
From (etyl) buste < (etyl) busto, probably from (etyl) .
A sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders
The breasts and upper thorax of a woman
From the verb .
To break something
(slang) To arrest for a crime
(slang) To catch someone in the act of doing something wrong, socially and morally inappropriate, or illegal, especially when being done in a sneaky or secretive state.
(snowboarding) An emphatic to do
(US, informal) To reduce in rank.
* 1962 , , 01:56:35
(poker) To lose all of one's chips.
(blackjack) To exceed a score of 21.
- If Steinkamp doesn't take off that hat and stop messing around, I'm gonna bust him into a PFC.
; to arrest for a crime
* bust a cap
* bust a gasket
* bust a move
* bust a nut
* bust ass cold
* bust loose
* bust one's ass
* bust one's balls
* bust one's chops
* bust out
* bust up
(slang) The act of arresting someone for a crime, or raiding a suspected criminal operation:
(slang) A failed enterprise; a bomb.
(sports, derogatory) A player who fails to meet expectations.
(chess, informal) A refutation of an opening, or of previously published analysis.
- a narcotics bust
(slang) without any money, broke
* bust up/bust-up
A decorative element, on ancient artefacts, based on the head of an animal or bust of a person