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Meaning of EXTRUDE

Pronunciation:  ik'strood

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  form or shape by forcing through an opening; as of metal

EXTRUDE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: squeeze out
 See Also: create, make, produce



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ex*trude"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extruded}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Extruding}.] [L. extrudere, extrusum; ex out +
    trudere to thrust, akin to E. threat. See {Threat}.]
    To thrust out; to force, press, or push out; to expel; to
    drive off or away. ``Parentheses thrown into notes or
    extruded to the margin.'' --Coleridge.
  2. \Ex*trude"\, v. t. (Metallurgy)
    To shape or form by forcing metal heated to a semi-plastic
    condition through dies by the use of hydraulic power; as,
    extruded metal, extruded rods, extruded shapes.
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