elongate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin elongare, elongat-, a combination of ex- ("out") + longus ("long").

Adjective[edit]

elongate (comparative more elongate, superlative most elongate)

  1. lengthened, extended.
  2. slender.

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Verb[edit]

elongate (third-person singular simple present elongates, present participle elongating, simple past and past participle elongated)

  1. To make long or longer by pulling and stretching; to make elongated.
  2. To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
  3. (obsolete) To remove further off.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēlongāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of ēlongō