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Make (a reinforced plastic article) by drawing resin-coated glass fibres through a heated die.‘the company uses pultruded components in the wing struts of its aircraft’
- ‘I read the woodworking journals because, while we don't use wood, we do use pultruded fiberglass, which is worked the same way as wood.’
- ‘Mortise and tenon joint for post and beam I-beams composed of fiber reinforced pultruded polymer composite’
1960s: from pul(ling) + extrude.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.