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  • n. The act of distending.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as distention.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See distention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
  • n. the act of expanding by pressure from within

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