dilation

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dilation (plural dilations)

  1. The act of dilating.
  2. State of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.
  3. (obsolete) Delay.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin dīlātiō.

Noun[edit]

dilation f (oblique plural dilations, nominative singular dilation, nominative plural dilations)

  1. dissemination; spreading (of rumors, stories, etc.)