gatow v 1To protrude above the surface of something such as a shark’s fin protrudes from the water or as veins protrude from the skin. Ko oggasa-an ka otow, oggatow ka pangkul din. When a person becomes emaciated, the side of his hip bone protrudes. see: kotul 4. 2A person who has many veins which protrude above the skin. Ka otow no gatawan, ogkito-on ka ugat to bolad din su oggatow on. Ogkotul. As for the person who has many visible veins, his veins can be seen because they protrude.