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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As a full bulk bag empties, the bag tends to elongate and the overall length of the bag increases and causes slack in the bag.
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.
He then elongates these with flexible molecular segments.