[ ik-stroo-siv, -ziv ]
/ ɪkˈstru sɪv, -zɪv /
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OTHER WORDS FROM extrusivenon·ex·tru·sive, adjective
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How to use extrusive in a sentence
Deposits formed at shallow depths are related to extrusive rocks and to intrusives near the surface.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
British Dictionary definitions for extrusive
/ (ɪkˈstruːsɪv) /
tending to extrude
(of igneous rocks) formed from magma issuing from volcanoes or cracks in the earth's crust; volcanicCompare intrusive (def. 2)
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