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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 elon·gate /ɪˈlɔŋˌget, (ˌ)i, ˈiˌ/
 (vt.)(vi.)延長,(使)伸延(a.)伸長的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 elon·gate /ɪˈlɔŋˌget/ 動詞
 伸長,長形的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lon·gate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elongated p. pr. & vb. n. Elongating.]
 1. To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a line.
 2. To remove further off. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lon·gate, v. i. To depart to, or be at, a distance; esp., to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lon·gate a.  Drawn out at length; elongated; as, an elongate leaf. “An elongate form.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 elongate
      adj 1: of a leaf shape; long and narrow [syn: linear]
      2: having notably more length than width; being long and
         slender; "an elongate tail tapering to a point"; "the old
         man's gaunt and elongated frame" [syn: elongated]
      v : make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the
          fabric" [syn: stretch]