v. ex·trud·ed, ex·trud·ing, ex·trudes
1. To push or thrust out.
2. To shape (a plastic, for instance) by forcing it through a die.
To protrude or project.
[Latin extrūdere : ex-, ex- + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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