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

 lengthening
 延長; 拉長

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

 lengthening
      n : the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite
          prolongation of the peace talks" [syn: prolongation, protraction,
           perpetuation]