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extrude

[ ik-strood ]
/ 瑟k藞strud /
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verb (used with object), ex路trud路ed, ex路trud路ing.
to thrust out; force or press out; expel: to extrude molten rock.
to form (metal, plastic, etc.) with a desired cross section by forcing it through a die.
verb (used without object), ex路trud路ed, ex路trud路ing.
to protrude.
to be extruded: This metal extrudes easily.
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Origin of extrude

1560鈥70; <Latin extr奴dere to thrust out, drive out, equivalent to ex-ex-1 + tr奴dere to thrust, push

OTHER WORDS FROM extrude

ex路trud路er, nounex路tru路si路ble [ik-stroo-suh-buhl, -zuh-], /瑟k藞stru s蓹 b蓹l, -z蓹-/, ex路trud路a路ble, adjectiveun路ex路trud路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for extrude

extrude
/ (瑟k藞stru藧d) /

verb
(tr) to squeeze or force out
(tr) to produce (moulded sections of plastic, metal, etc) by ejection under pressure through a suitably shaped nozzle or die
(tr) to chop up or pulverize (an item of food) and re-form it to look like a wholea factory-made rod of extruded egg
a less common word for protrude

Derived forms of extrude

extruded, adjective

Word Origin for extrude

C16: from Latin extr奴dere to thrust out, from tr奴dere to push, thrust
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Medical definitions for extrude

extrude
[ 沫k-str艒艒d ]

v.
To thrust, force, or press out.
To protrude or project.
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