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Extrusion   /ɪkstrˈuʒən/   Listen

Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.  Synonyms: bulge, bump, excrescence, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling.  "The hump of a camel" , "He stood on the rocky prominence" , "The occipital protuberance was well developed" , "The bony excrescence between its horns"
Squeezing out by applying pressure.  Synonym: expulsion.  "The expulsion of pus from the pimple"

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"Extrusion" Quotes from Famous Books

... to Halifax, he continued always of his patron's party, but, as it seems, without violence or acrimony; and his firmness was naturally esteemed, as his abilities were reverenced. His security, therefore, was never violated; and when, upon the extrusion of the whigs, some intercession was used lest Congreve should be displaced, the earl of Oxford ...
— The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes - Volume the Eighth: The Lives of the Poets, Volume II • Samuel Johnson

... inhabitants without distinction of race, tribe, or creed. Servia might perhaps have governed the country, had she not been compelled by the Great Powers, at the instigation of Austria-Hungary, to withdraw her forces. And her extrusion from the Adriatic threw her back toward the Aegean, with the result of shutting Bulgaria out of Central Macedonia, which was annexed by Greece and Servia presumably under arrangements satisfactory to the latter for an outlet to the sea at Saloniki. ...
— The Balkan Wars: 1912-1913 - Third Edition • Jacob Gould Schurman

Words linked to "Extrusion" :   squeezing, caput, extrude, belly, occipital protuberance, mogul, wart, squeeze, frontal eminence, nub, bump, nubble, snag, projection

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