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extrude

[ik-strood] /ɪkˈstrud/
verb (used with object), extruded, extruding.
1.
to thrust out; force or press out; expel:
to extrude molten rock.
2.
to form (metal, plastic, etc.) with a desired cross section by forcing it through a die.
verb (used without object), extruded, extruding.
3.
to protrude.
4.
to be extruded:
This metal extrudes easily.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin extrūdere to thrust out, drive out, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + trūdere to thrust, push
Related forms
extruder, noun
extrusible
[ik-stroo-suh-buh l, -zuh-] /ɪkˈstru sə bəl, -zə-/ (Show IPA),
extrudable, adjective
unextruded, adjective
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Examples for extrude
  • As they develop inside your red blood cells, they extrude minute knobs onto the surface of the cells.
  • Meanwhile he is rid of the tube and struggles to extrude vowels and consonants from his larynx.
  • So it is good to paw over my tiresome routines and snap judgments, to extrude doubts and worries and clean out that hog barn.
  • Seismicity and deformation remain unchanged as lava continues to extrude onto the south crater floor.
British Dictionary definitions for extrude

extrude

/ɪkˈstruːd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to squeeze or force out
2.
(transitive) to produce (moulded sections of plastic, metal, etc) by ejection under pressure through a suitably shaped nozzle or die
3.
(transitive) to chop up or pulverize (an item of food) and re-form it to look like a whole a factory-made rod of extruded egg
4.
a less common word for protrude
Derived Forms
extruded, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Latin extrūdere to thrust out, from trūdere to push, thrust
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Word Origin and History for extrude
v.

1560s, from Latin extrudere "to thrust out, drive away," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + trudere "to thrust" (see extrusion). Related: Extruded; extruding.

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extrude in Medicine

extrude ex·trude (ĭk-strōōd')
v. ex·trud·ed, ex·trud·ing, ex·trudes

  1. To thrust, force, or press out.

  2. To protrude or project.

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