what is difference between extrusive and intrusive
extrusive (comparative more extrusive, superlative most extrusive)
- Jutting out; extruding.
- (geology) Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, on to the Earth’s surface to lie atop existing rocks.
- extrude, extrusion
- detrusive, intrusive, protrusive, retrusive
extrusive (plural extrusives)
- (geology) Rock which has been formed through volcanic extrusion.
- IPA(key): /ɛk.stʁy.ziv/
- feminine singular of extrusif
Back-formation from intrusion, + -ive.
- IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɹuːsɪv/
- Hyphenation: in‧tru‧sive
intrusive (comparative more intrusive, superlative most intrusive)
- 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?
- (geology) Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, into the cavities or between the cracks or layers of other rocks.
- (linguistics) epenthetic
intrusive (plural intrusives)
- (geology) An igneous rock that is forced, while molten, into cracks or between other layers of rock
- intrusive in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- intrusive in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- feminine singular of intrusif
- inflection of intrusiv:
- strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
- strong nominative/accusative plural
- weak nominative all-gender singular
- weak accusative feminine/neuter singular
- feminine plural of intrusivo