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
Recent Examples on the WebThe dough must stick to the baking sheet when extruded from the cookie press.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 10 Nov. 2023 They’re shredded, melted and extruded into long, lumber-like pieces.—Peter Prengaman, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Sep. 2023 They're shredded, melted and extruded into long, lumber-like pieces.—TIME, 16 Sep. 2023 They’re shredded, melted, and extruded into long, lumber-like pieces.—Peter Prengaman, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 Sep. 2023 Electric extruders operate by extruding the pasta dough from a dough chamber and then kneading and cutting the pasta on its own.—Michelle Love, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Sep. 2023 The flakes are then extruded through a round hole, which compacts them into chewable nuggets like tiny snowballs.—Stacey Ritzen, Popular Science, 19 July 2023 Some places will thoughtlessly extrude custard through a soft-serve machine, sacrilege to a hardcore custardhead.—John Kelly, Washington Post, 27 May 2023 The team has also shown that the printers can extrude thin steel wires along with the wet slurry, thus reinforcing those parts of the structure where concrete alone isn’t strong enough — and without the need for conventional steel reinforcement rods, or rebar.—M. Mitchell Waldrop, Discover Magazine, 26 Nov. 2022 See More
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Latin extrudere, from ex- + trudere to thrust — more at threat