elongate

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lengthen

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having great physical length

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make long or longer by pulling and stretching

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(of a leaf shape) long and narrow

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having notably more length than width

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Conversely, as the bag empties, the bag elongates and the height increases.
The abrasive action of the eraser delineates wrinkles, swells the face, closes the eyes, erases cheekbones, or teeth, elongates the nose, or deforms ears as if these were victims of a ferocious, negative makeup job.
The device propels itself in a series of choreographed steps in which each balloon is alternatively inflated and deflated as the tube elongates and retracts.
A high-density object elongates less than a low-density object does.
The images reveal that a destabilized droplet elongates, emits fine jets of liquid in opposite directions after 155 microseconds, and then returns to a stable spherical shape.
Dark matter typically elongates the image of a perfectly round galaxy by a tiny amount.