extrusive vs intrusive what difference

what is difference between extrusive and intrusive

English

Adjective

extrusive (comparative more extrusive, superlative most extrusive)

  1. Jutting out; extruding.
  2. (geology) Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, on to the Earth’s surface to lie atop existing rocks.

Synonyms

  • effusive

Related terms

  • extrude, extrusion
  • detrusive, intrusive, protrusive, retrusive

Translations

Noun

extrusive (plural extrusives)

  1. (geology) Rock which has been formed through volcanic extrusion.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.stʁy.ziv/

Adjective

extrusive

  1. feminine singular of extrusif


English

Etymology

Back-formation from intrusion, +‎ -ive.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɹuːsɪv/
  • Hyphenation: in‧tru‧sive

Adjective

intrusive (comparative more intrusive, superlative most intrusive)

  1. Tending to intrude; doing that which is not welcome; interrupting or disturbing; entering without permission or welcome.
    Did it ever cross your mind that he might find all those questions you ask intrusive?
  2. (geology) Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, into the cavities or between the cracks or layers of other rocks.
  3. (linguistics) epenthetic
Synonyms
  • unwelcome
  • uninvited
  • disturbing
  • interrupting
Antonyms
  • unintrusive

Derived terms

  • intrusively
  • intrusiveness

Translations

Noun

intrusive (plural intrusives)

  1. (geology) An igneous rock that is forced, while molten, into cracks or between other layers of rock

References

  • intrusive in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • intrusive in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

French

Adjective

intrusive

  1. feminine singular of intrusif

German

Adjective

intrusive

  1. inflection of intrusiv:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian

Adjective

intrusive

  1. feminine plural of intrusivo

Anagrams

  • risvenuti

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