[ik-stroo-zhuh n] /ɪkˈstru ʒən/

the act of or the state of being .
something that is .
the act or process of extruding

a component or length of material formed by the process of extruding

1530s, from Latin extrusionem (nominative extrusio), noun of action from past participle stem of extrudere, from ex- “out” (see ex-) + trudere “to thrust, push,” from PIE *treud- “to press, push, squeeze” (see threat).

extrusion ex·tru·sion (ĭk-strōō’zhən)



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