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Meaning of EXTRUSIVE

Pronunciation:  ik'stroosiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (geology) of rock material; forced out while molten through cracks in the earth's surface
 

EXTRUSIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: eruptive, volcanic
 
 Antonyms: intrusive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*tru"sive\, a. [See {Extrude}.] (Geol.)
Forced out at the surface; as, extrusive rocks; -- contrasted
with {intrusive}.

 

 

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