Simple Definition of extrude
: to force, press, or push (something) out
: to shape (something) by forcing it through a hole
Full Definition of extrude
1 : to force, press, or push out
2 : to shape (as metal or plastic) by forcing through a die
: to become extruded
Examples of extrude in a sentence
The machine extrudes enough molten glass to fill the mold.
The plastic is extruded as a strong, continuous sheet.
a toy made from extruded plastic
Origin of extrude
Latin extrudere, from ex- + trudere to thrust — more at threat
First Known Use: 1566
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