extrude(redirected from extrudes)
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v. ex·trud·ed, ex·trud·ing, ex·trudes
1. To push or thrust out.
2. To shape (a plastic, for instance) by forcing it through a die.
To protrude or project.
1. (tr) to squeeze or force out
2. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to produce (moulded sections of plastic, metal, etc) by ejection under pressure through a suitably shaped nozzle or die
3. (Cookery) (tr) to chop up or pulverize (an item of food) and re-form it to look like a whole: a factory-made rod of extruded egg.
4. a less common word for protrude
[C16: from Latin extrūdere to thrust out, from trūdere to push, thrust]
v. -trud•ed, -trud•ing. v.t.
1. to force or press out: extruding molten rock.
2. to shape (metal, plastic, etc.) by forcing through a die.v.i.
3. to become extruded.
[1560–70; < Latin extrūdere to force out =ex- ex-1 + trūdere to thrust, push]
ex•tru′si•ble (-ˈstru sə bəl, -zə-) ex•trud′a•ble, adj.
extrude- Its Latin base is trudere, "thrust."
See also related terms for thrust.
Past participle: extruded
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|Verb||1.||extrude - form or shape by forcing through an opening; "extrude steel"|