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Definition of extrude verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    extrude

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstruːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstruːd//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they extrude
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstruːd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstruːd//
     
    he / she / it extrudes
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstruːdz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstruːdz//
     
    past simple extruded
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstruːdɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstruːdɪd//
     
    past participle extruded
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstruːdɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstruːdɪd//
     
    -ing form extruding
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈstruːdɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈstruːdɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] extrude (something) (from something) (formal) to force or push something out of something; to be forced or pushed in this way Lava is extruded from the volcano.
  2. 2[transitive] extrude something (specialist) to shape metal or plastic by forcing it through a hole
  3. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin extrudere, from ex- ‘out’ + trudere ‘to thrust’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: extrude