|1.||(tr) to squeeze or force out|
|2.||(tr) to produce (moulded sections of plastic, metal, etc) by ejection under pressure through a suitably shaped nozzle or die|
|3.||(tr) 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|
|[C16: from Latin extrūdere to thrust out, from trūdere to push, thrust]|
|1.||the act or process of extruding|
|2.||a. the movement of magma onto the surface of the earth through volcano craters and cracks in the earth's crust, forming igneous rock|
|b. any igneous rock formed in this way|
|3.||a component or length of material formed by the process of extruding|
|[C16: from Medieval Latin extrūsiō, from extrūdere to |
extrude ex·trude (ĭk-strōōd')
v. ex·trud·ed, ex·trud·ing, ex·trudes
To thrust, force, or press out.
To protrude or project.