Definition of extrude in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstruːd/
Pronunciation: /ɛkˈstruːd/


[with object]
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, squeeze out, express, press out, eject, expel, release, give off, emit, void, exude, excrete
1.1Shape (a material such as metal or plastic) by forcing it through a die: (as adjective extruded) extruded and die-cast aluminium
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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.



Example sentences
  • 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: /ɪkˈstruːsʌɪl/ Pronunciation: /ɛkˈstruːsʌɪl/
Example sentences
  • 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: /ɪkˈstruːʒ(ə)n/
Pronunciation: /ɛkˈstruːʒ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • 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.


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

  • This is from Latin extrudere, from ex- ‘out’ and trudere ‘to thrust’.

Words that rhyme with extrude

allude, brood, collude, conclude, crude, delude, dude, elude, étude, exclude, exude, feud, food, illude, include, intrude, Jude, lewd, mood, nude, obtrude, occlude, Oudh, preclude, protrude, prude, pseud, pultrude, rood, rude, seclude, shrewd, snood, transude, unglued, unsubdued, who'd, you'd

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