extrusive definition

  • adjective:
    • Tending to drive or push on.
    • looking after protrude or project.
    • Derived from magma poured out or ejected in the planet's area. Applied of igneous stones.
    • Jutting away; extruding.
    • required completely during the area; ; -- contrasted with intrusive.
    • of rock material; required out while molten through splits when you look at the planet's surface
    • Tending to push or thrust away.
    • looking after protrude or project.
    • based on magma poured out or ejected at planet's surface. Used of igneous rocks.
    • Jutting away; extruding.
    • Forced completely on surface; ; -- contrasted with intrusive.
    • of stone material; forced out while molten through splits into the earth's surface
  • noun:
    • Rock which was formed through volcanic extrusion.
    • whatever is extruded; especially, in petrography, same as effusive (which see): compared with invasive.
    • Rock which has been created through volcanic extrusion.
    • That which is extruded; particularly, in petrography, same as effusive (which see): compared with intrusive.
  • others:
    • with the capacity of becoming extruded or pushed away; that has a tendency or serves to extrude or push away or forth; especially, in petrography, erupted or extruded: placed on igneous rocks. Just like effusive.
    • effective at becoming extruded or pushed out; that tends or acts to extrude or thrust out or forth; especially, in petrography, erupted or extruded: applied to igneous rocks. Just like effusive.

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