Origin of extrusion
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The first punishment for dissent less than death is extrusion from the society.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
Such an extrusion of the foetus is called a complete tubal abortion.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
After the extrusion of the polar bodies there are 24 chromosomes in the egg.A Critique of the Theory of Evolution
Thomas Hunt Morgan
He had quite meant what he said; and, as I related, was beyond the reach of the indignity of extrusion.J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
About the same time, or probably a little earlier, St. Hippolytus (†230) gives a similar reason for the extrusion of this episode.The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study
William Heaford Daubney
- the act or process of extruding
- the movement of magma onto the surface of the earth through volcano craters and cracks in the earth's crust, forming igneous rock
- any igneous rock formed in this way
- a component or length of material formed by the process of extruding
C16: from Medieval Latin extrūsiō, from extrūdere to extrude
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Word Origin and History for extrusion
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- A thrusting or forcing out of a normal position.
- The eruption or migration of a tooth beyond its normal occlusal position.
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- The emission of lava onto the surface of the Earth.♦ Rocks that form from the cooling of lava are generally fine-grained (because they cool quickly, before large crystals can grow) and are called extrusive rocks. Compare intrusion.
- The process of making a shaped object, such as a rod or tube, by forcing a material into a mold.
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