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extrude

verb ex·trude \ik-ˈstrüd\

: to force, press, or push (something) out

: to shape (something) by forcing it through a hole

ex·trud·edex·trud·ing

Full Definition of EXTRUDE

transitive verb
1
:  to force, press, or push out
2
:  to shape (as metal or plastic) by forcing through a die
intransitive verb
:  to become extruded
ex·trud·abil·i·ty \-ˌstrü-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ex·trud·able \-ˈstrü-də-bəl\ adjective
ex·trud·er \-ˈstrü-dər\ noun

Examples of EXTRUDE

  1. The machine extrudes enough molten glass to fill the mold.
  2. The plastic is extruded as a strong, continuous sheet.
  3. a toy made from extruded plastic

Origin of EXTRUDE

Latin extrudere, from ex- + trudere to thrust — more at threat
First Known Use: 1566

extrude

verb ex·trude \ik-ˈstrüd\   (Medical Dictionary)
ex·trud·edex·trud·ing

Medical Definition of EXTRUDE

transitive verb
:  to force, press, or push out
intransitive verb
:  to become extruded

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