Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Expanded; extended; enlarged.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Expanded; enlarged.
  • adjective (Bot.) Widening into a lamina or into lateral winglike appendages.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having the margin wide and spreading.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dilate.

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Examples

  • The heart with noncompaction can be dilated with decreased pumping function as in dilated cardiomyopathy (see above) or can have normal pumping function.

    Cardiomyopathy

  • She could hardly bear to look on the livid face, the closed eyes, the thin dilated nostrils, and the painful expression of powerlessness that met her sight.

    The Semi-Attached Couple

  • GUPTA: Three hours. no heartbeat, no spontaneous respirations, pupils are dilated, which is an indication that the brain as swollen as well.

    CNN Transcript Oct 13, 2009

  • His pupils were actually dilated, which is a sign that his brain may have had a significant insult.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2001

  • Georgina developed a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy as a baby.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Georgina developed a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy as a baby.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Georgina developed a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy as a baby.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Georgina developed a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy as a baby.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • A number of conditions put the heart at risk for failing at this daunting task, such as chronic diseased heart valves, or intrinsically weak heart muscle cells (known as dilated cardiomyopathy).

    U.S. News

  • The baby starts moving down and once you are fully dilated, that is the child has moved down, pushing begins.

    xml's Blinklist.com

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