What does extrusion mean?

Definitions for extrusionɪkˈstru ʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence(noun)

    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"

  2. extrusion, expulsion(noun)

    squeezing out by applying pressure

    "an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube"; "the expulsion of pus from the pimple"


  1. extrusion(Noun)

    A manufacturing process where a billet of material is pushed and/or drawn through a die to create a shaped rod, rail or pipe.

  2. extrusion(Noun)

    An item formed by the process of extrusion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extrusion(noun)

    the act of thrusting or pushing out; a driving out; expulsion


  1. Extrusion

    Extrusion is a process used to create objects of a fixed, cross-sectional profile. A material is pushed or drawn through a die of the desired cross-section. The two main advantages of this process over other manufacturing processes are its ability to create very complex cross-sections and work materials that are brittle, because the material only encounters compressive and shear stresses. It also forms finished parts with an excellent surface finish. Extrusion may be continuous or semi-continuous. The extrusion process can be done with the material hot or cold. Commonly extruded materials include metals, polymers, ceramics, concrete and foodstuffs. Hollow cavities within extruded material cannot be produced using a simple flat extrusion die, because there would be no way to support the center barrier of the die. Instead, the die assumes the shape of a block with depth, beginning first with a shape profile that supports the center section. The die shape then internally changes along its length into the final shape, with the suspended center pieces supported from the back of the die.

Editors Contribution

  1. extrusion

    Is a manufacturing process used to create a compound, material, substance or a variety of items and products of a specific cross section form.

    Extrusion is used to make metals, polymers, ceramics, concrete, play dough, and foodstuffs.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extrusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extrusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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