Extrusive



[ik-stroo-siv, -ziv] /ɪkˈstru sɪv, -zɪv/

adjective
1.
tending to .
2.
pertaining to .
3.
Also, effusive. Geology. noting or pertaining to a class of igneous rocks that have been forced out in a molten or plastic condition upon the surface of the earth.
/ɪkˈstruːsɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to extrude
2.
(of igneous rocks) formed from magma issuing from volcanoes or cracks in the earth’s crust; volcanic Compare intrusive (sense 2)
adj.

1816, from Latin extrusus, past participle of extrudere (see extrusion) + -ive. Related: Extrusively.

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