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Wordnet 3.0


1. projecting inward;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Intrude \In*trude"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intruded; p. pr. & vb. n. Intruding.] [1913 Webster] 1. To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to intrude one's presence into a conference; to intrude one's opinions upon another. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter by force; to invade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Why should the worm intrude the maiden bud? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geol.) The cause to enter or force a way, as into the crevices of rocks. Syn: To obtrude; encroach; infringe; intrench; trespass. See Obtrude. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

intruding adj 1: projecting inward