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pultrude

Syllabification: pul·trude
Pronunciation: /po͝olˈtro͞od, pəl-
 
/

Definition of pultrude in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective pultruded)
Make (a reinforced plastic article) by drawing resin-coated glass fibers through a heated die.
Example sentences
  • I read the woodworking journals because, while we don't use wood, we do use pultruded fiberglass, which is worked the same way as wood.
  • Mortise and tenon joint for post and beam I-beams composed of fiber reinforced pultruded polymer composite

Origin

1960s: from pul(ling) + extrude.

Derivatives

pultrusion

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈtro͞oZHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • The bars are manufactured using a pultrusion process.
  • Pultrusion is a continuous process of manufacturing of composite materials with constant cross-section whereby reinforcing fibers are pulled through a resin.

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