1. To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.

We had now extricated ourselves from the various labyrinths and defiles.

2. To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.

Syn. — To disentangle; disembarrass; disengage; relieve; evolve; set free; liberate.

(Ex`tri*ca"tion) n.

1. The act or process of extricating or disentangling; a freeing from perplexities; disentanglement.

2. The act of sending out or evolving.

(Ex*trin"sic) a. [L. extrinsecus; exter on the outside + secus otherwise, beside; akin to E. second: cf. F. extrinsèque. See Exterior, Second.]

1. Not contained in or belonging to a body; external; outward; unessential; — opposed to intrinsic.

The extrinsic aids of education and of artificial culture.
I. Taylor.

2. (Anat.) Attached partly to an organ or limb and partly to some other part; — said of certain groups of muscles. Opposed to intrinsic.

(Ex*trin"sic*al) a. Extrinsic.Ex*trin"sic*al*ly adv.

(Ex*trin`si*cal"i*ty Ex*trin"sic*al*ness) n. The state or quality of being extrinsic.

(Ex*tro"i*tive) a. [L. extra on the outside + ire, itum, to go.] Seeking or going out after external objects. [R.]

Their natures being almost wholly extroitive.

(Ex*tror"sal) a. (Bot.) Extrorse.

(Ex*trorse") a. [As if from an assumed L. extrorsus, for extroversus; extra on the outside + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. extrorse.] (Bot.) Facing outwards, or away from the axis of growth; — said esp. of anthers occupying the outer side of the filament.

(Ex`tro*ver"sion) n. [See Extrorse.] The condition of being turned wrong side out; as, extroversion of the bladder. Dunglison.

(Ex*truct") v. t. [L. extructus, exstructus, p. p. of extruere, exstruere, to build up; ex out + struere to build.] To construct. [Obs.] Byrom.

(Ex*truc"tion) n. [L. exstructio.] A building up; construction. [Obs.] Cockeram.

(Ex*truct"ive) a. Constructive. [Obs.] Fulke.

(Ex*truct"or) n. [L.] A builder. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Ex*trude") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extruded; p. pr. & vb. n. Extruding.] [L. extrudere, extrusum; ex out + trudere to thrust, akin to E. threat. See Threat.] To thrust out; to force, press, or push out; to expel; to drive off or away. "Parentheses thrown into notes or extruded to the margin." Coleridge.

(Ex*tru"sion) n. The act of thrusting or pushing out; a driving out; expulsion.

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