extrusion


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ex·tru·sion

 (ĭk-stro͞o′zhən)
n.
1. The act or process of pushing or thrusting out.
2. The act or process of shaping by forcing through a die.
3. An object or material produced by extruding.

[Medieval Latin extrūsiō, extrūsiōn-, from Latin extrūsus, past participle of extrūdere, to thrust out; see extrude.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

extrusion

(ɪkˈstruːʒən)
n
1. the act or process of extruding
2. (Geological Science)
a. the movement of magma onto the surface of the earth through volcano craters and cracks in the earth's crust, forming igneous rock
b. any igneous rock formed in this way
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a component or length of material formed by the process of extruding
[C16: from Medieval Latin extrūsiō, from extrūdere to extrude]
exˈtrusible adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

ex•tru•sion

(ɪkˈstru ʒən)

n.
1. the process or act of extruding.
2. something that is extruded.
[1530–40; < Medieval Latin]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·tru·sion

(ĭk-stro͞o′zhən)
The emission of lava onto the surface of the Earth. ♦ Rocks that formed from the cooling of lava are called extrusive rocks. Compare intrusion.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extrusion - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundingsextrusion - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
frontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
occipital protuberance - prominence on the outer surface of the occipital bone
belly - a part that bulges deeply; "the belly of a sail"
caput - a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; "the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"
mogul - a bump on a ski slope
nub, nubble - a small lump or protuberance
snag - a sharp protuberance
wart - any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
2.extrusion - squeezing out by applying pressureextrusion - squeezing out by applying pressure; "an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube"; "the expulsion of pus from the pimple"
squeeze, squeezing - the act of gripping and pressing firmly; "he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

extrusion

[eksˈtruːʒən] Nextrusión f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

extrusion

n (Tech, of metal) → Fließpressen nt; (of plastic)Extrudieren nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ex·tru·sion

n. extrusión, expulsión.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
Blank I call it, but it was figured over with the patches that please a painter, repaired breaches, crumblings of plaster, extrusions of brick that had turned pink with time; and a few thin trees, with the poles of certain rickety trellises, were visible over the top.
Plastic Extrusion markets around the world, the United States is a major production areas, main participants are Bosch Rexroth Corporation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, FMC Technologies, Interpump Group, Annovi Reverberi S.P.A, etc., the top three players hold a market share of more than 80%.
And now it's time for extrusion. By the time you read this we'll have registration open for our fifth annual Extrusion Conference.
Understanding Extrusion, 3rd Edition (online access included)
Leistritz will host the 8th Annual Pharmaceutical Extrusion Seminar, June 12-13, which will combine classroom sessions and twin screw extrusion demonstrations.
Precision Extrusion lecnnoiogies is the partnership of UK-based InLine Measurement Systems and Ireland based Padraic Lunn Enterprises Ltd to provide leading edge extrusion equipment to the European Plastic Industries.
Interface Catheter Solutions announces a major expansion of its extrusion offering beyond high-quality balloon tubing to full-service, custom medical extrusion.
Gulf Extrusions, one of the largest aluminium extrusion plants in the Gulf, has announced that the 1st Ramadan Football Tournament 2009 has commenced yesterday (Wednesday, August 26, 2009) at the Gulf Extrusions football pitch in Jebel Ali.
The Film Extrusion Manual, Second Edition focuses on the technology and science of polymer film extrusion.
Among the most desirable grades of scrap sought by some consumers are prompt grades produced during the extrusion process.
In the last few years much research effort has been poured into extrusion technology.