transitive verb-·trud′ed, -·trud′ing
- 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 extrūdere ex- ex- trūdere to thrust ; see treud- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present extrudes, present participle extruding, simple past and past participle extruded)