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


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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don
             Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this
             year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate
             larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the
             page" [syn: extended, lengthened, prolonged]
      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: elongate]