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  • n. a type of sound change when a sound (especially a vowel) lengthens
  • v. Present participle of lengthen.

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

  • n. the act of prolonging something


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  • My adjectival use: 'There are muscle lengthening exercises.'

    August 22, 2011