Extrusion meaning

ĭk-stro͝ozhən
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The act or process of pushing or thrusting out.
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The act or process of shaping by forcing through a die.
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An object or material produced by extruding.
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The process of making a shaped object, such as a rod or tube, by forcing a material into a mold.
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A manufacturing process where a billet of material is pushed and/or drawn through a die to create a shaped rod, rail or pipe.
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An item formed by the process of extrusion.
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The emission of lava onto the surface of the Earth. &diamf3; Rocks that form from the cooling of lava are generally fine-grained (because they cool quickly, before large crystals can grow) and are called extrusive rocks.
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Origin of extrusion

  • Medieval Latin extrūsiō extrūsiōn- from Latin extrūsus past participle of extrūdere to thrust out extrude

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition