Bugle vs Protrude - What's the difference?

bugle | protrude |

As verbs the difference between bugle and protrude

is that bugle is while protrude is to extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.



Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl), from (etyl) .


(en noun)
  • A horn used by hunters.
  • (music) a simple brass instrument consisting of a horn with no valves, playing only pitches in its harmonic series
  • An often-cultivated plant in the family Lamiaceae.
  • Anything shaped like a bugle, round or conical and having a bell on one end.
  • Synonyms
    * (shaped like a bugle) cone, funnel
    * musical instrument
    Derived terms
    * bugler
    Coordinate terms
    * trumpet


  • To announce, sing, or cry in the manner of a musical bugle
  • Synonyms
    * trumpet

    Etymology 2



    (en noun)
  • a tubular glass or plastic bead sewn onto clothes as a decorative trim
  • * 1925 , , Random House, London:2007, p. 207.
  • With the exception of a woman in a black silk dress with bugles who, incredible as it may seem, had ordered cocoa and sparkling limado simultaneously and was washing down a meal of Cambridge sausages and pastry with alternate draughts of both liquids, the place was empty.


    (en adjective)
  • jet-black
  • * Shakespeare
  • Bugle eyeballs.

    Etymology 3



    (en noun)
  • A sort of wild ox; a buffalo.
  • (Webster 1913)


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  • To extend from, above or beyond a surface or boundary; to bulge outward; to stick out.
  • *
  • Archegonia are surrounded early in their development by the juvenile perianth, through the slender beak of which the elongated neck of the fertilized archegonium protrudes .
  • To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
  • (John Locke)
  • To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth.
  • * Thomson
  • When Spring protrudes the bursting gems.

    Derived terms

    * protrudable * protrudent * protrusible * protrusion