Definition of extrude in English:


Syllabification: ex·trude
Pronunciation: /ikˈstro͞od


[with object] (usually be extruded)
1Thrust or force out: lava was being extruded from the volcano
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  • However, they make it in a solution, and this has to be extruded (forced through a small orifice at high pressure) to force the protein molecules to line up into a fiber.
  • Long columnar jointing through the dome suggests that a large volume of lava was extruded at one time and would have cooled more slowly inside than at the surface.
  • Samples were thawed while still in their sealed vials and then crushed in a stainless-steel press to extrude sap, which was immediately analysed.
force out, thrust out, express, eject, expel, release, emit
1.1Shape (a material such as metal or plastic) by forcing it through a die.
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  • The company will also incorporate two species on one window and offers extruded solid bronze or aluminum cladding.
  • What will we do when the plastic bag extruding company closes down and all their employees are retrenched.
  • This practice is widely used in producing thin extruded shapes of alloys 6061, 6063, 6463 and 7005.


mid 16th century: from Latin extrudere, from ex- 'out' + trudere 'to thrust'.



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  • Approximately 20 CC of an extrudable dough-like material is placed in a cylinder, and a lever piston forces the material into a two-piece mold.
  • Broadly the results were that to get an extrudable dough it was necessary to add a quantity of water equal to 35% by weight of the weight of the flour.
  • Clear, extrudable material is suitable for packaging surgical instruments


Pronunciation: /ikˈstro͞osəl, -ˌsīl/
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  • An extrusion pressure is applied to the softened extrusile metal that is advancing in the passage towards the die, so that the extrudates of the desired shape are produced.
  • An extrusile ring seal is positioned between the two transmitter bodies.


Pronunciation: /ikˈstro͞oZHən/
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  • The work is highly dangerous, a full grown bluefin tuna is 3/4 of a ton of muscle with sharp extrusions along its upper edge, injuries are commonplace.
  • These massive black igneous extrusions, circled by sand, are decorated with immense boulders improbably balanced and polished by the Saharan winds.
  • Far more likely that the production of that smelter will go to providing extrusions so that the locals can have windows that don't fall out.

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