- to push or force out; expel
- to force (metal, plastic, etc.) through a die or very small holes to give it a certain shape
Origin of extrudeClassical Latin extrudere, to thrust out or forth ; from ex-, out + trudere, thrust
- to be extruded
- to protrude
verbex·trud·ed, ex·trud·ing, ex·trudes
- To push or thrust out.
- To shape (a plastic, for instance) by forcing it through a die.
To protrude or project.
Origin of extrudeLatin extr&umacron;dere : ex-, ex- + tr&umacron;dere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present extrudes, present participle extruding, simple past and past participle extruded)