from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To push or thrust out.
- transitive v. To shape (a plastic, for instance) by forcing it through a die.
- intransitive v. To protrude or project.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To push or thrust out.
- v. To form or shape (a metal, plastic etc.) by forcing it through a die or an opening.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To thrust out; to force, press, or push out; to expel; to drive off or away.
- transitive v. To shape or form by forcing metal heated to a semi-plastic condition through dies by the use of hydraulic power.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To thrust out; force, press, or crowd out; expel: applied to things.
- To drive away; expel; displace or remove, as a person from a place or office.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. form or shape by forcing through an opening
Latin extrūdere : ex-, ex- + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)