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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Length·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lengthened p. pr. & vb. n. Lengthening ] To extent in length; to make longer in extent or duration; as, to lengthen a line or a road; to lengthen life; -- sometimes followed by out.
    What if I please to lengthen out his date.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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: elongated, extended, prolonged]