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Extrusion   Listen
noun
Extrusion  n.  The act of thrusting or pushing out; a driving out; expulsion.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Extrusion" Quotes from Famous Books



... rocks appear at or near the earth's surface, either by extrusion or as a result of removal by erosion of the overlying cover, than they are attacked vigorously by the gases and waters of the atmosphere and hydrosphere as well as by various organisms,—with maximum effect at the surface, but with notable effects extending as far down as these agents penetrate. ...
— The Economic Aspect of Geology • C. K. Leith

... red sunsets of winter; the long, low bridge that crawled, on its staggering posts, across the Charles; the casual patches of ice and snow; the desolate suburban horizons, peeled and made bald by the rigour of the season; the general hard, cold void of the prospect; the extrusion, at Charlestown, at Cambridge, of a few chimneys and steeples, straight, sordid tubes of factories and engine-shops, or spare, heavenward finger of the New England meeting-house. There was something inexorable in the poverty of the scene, shameful ...
— The Bostonians, Vol. I (of II) • Henry James



Words linked to "Extrusion" :   extrude, belly, wart, bump, occipital protuberance, excrescence, bulge, protuberance, mogul, frontal eminence, gibbousness, gibbosity, projection



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