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Extrusion definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXTRU'SION, n. s as z. The act of thrusting or throwing out; a driving out; expulsion.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: 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" [syn: bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]
2: squeezing out by applying pressure; "an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube"; "the expulsion of pus from the pimple" [syn: extrusion, expulsion]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Medieval Latin extrusion-, extrusio, from Latin extrudere Date: 1540 the act or process of extruding; also a form or product produced by this process

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Extrusion Ex*tru"sion, n. The act of thrusting or pushing out; a driving out; expulsion.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(extrusions) Extrusion is the act or process of extruding something. (TECHNICAL) N-VAR

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Expulsion, ejection.

Moby Thesaurus

bas-relief, bellying, boldness, booting out, bulging, defenestration, detrusion, discharge, effusion, egestion, ejaculation, ejection, ejectment, elimination, emanation, embossment, emergence, emersion, eminence, emission, excrescence, excrescency, excretion, expulsion, extravasation, exudation, flow, flux, gibbosity, gibbousness, high relief, issuance, issue, jettison, kicking downstairs, low relief, obtrusion, ouster, ousting, projection, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, protuberancy, rejection, relief, removal, salience, salient, secretion, surfacing, the boot, the bounce, throwing out, transudation, tuberosity, tuberousness, vent



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