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  • adj. extensive in length
  • adj. stretched
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of elongate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having a length noticeably longer than the width.
  • adj. rendered longer.

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

  • adj. drawn out or made longer spatially
  • adj. having notably more length than width; being long and slender


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