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

 elon·ga·tion /(ˌ)iˌlɔŋˈgeʃən/

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

 elon·ga·tion /(ˌ)ɪˌlɔŋˈgeʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 出錯; 單位

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lon·ga·tion n.
 1. The act of lengthening, or the state of being lengthened; protraction; extension. Elongation of the fibers.”
 2. That which lengthens out; continuation.
    May not the mountains of Westmoreland and Cumberland be considered as elongations of these two chains?   --Pinkerton.
 3. Removal to a distance; withdrawal; a being at a distance; distance.
    The distant points in the celestial expanse appear to the eye in so small a degree of elongation from one another, as bears no proportion to what is real.   --Glanvill.
 4. Astron. The angular distance of a planet from the sun; as, the elongation of Venus or Mercury.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being elongated
      2: an addition to the length of something [syn: extension]
      3: the act of lengthening something