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Such a drive would also avoid the uncomfortable consequences of time dilation.
NEW WARP DRIVE RESEARCH DASHES FASTER-THAN-LIGHT TRAVEL DREAMS—BUT REVEALS STRANGER POSSIBILITIESSAM BARONAPRIL 18, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Yet the technique, which uses a laser scan to generate an image of the retina, captures only about 80 percent of the retinal surface area, so you’ll still need an eye exam that requires dilation in the near future, Herz says.
HOW TO SAFELY GET AN EYE EXAM AND BUY GLASSES DURING THE PANDEMICLINDSEY KONKELAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is gravitational time dilation, where time flows more slowly the stronger the gravitational field.
THIS TENET SHOWS TIME TRAVEL MAY BE POSSIBLE - ISSUE 98: MINDSIDNEY PERKOWITZMARCH 24, 2021NAUTILUS
These molecules tell the brain to increase the dilation of blood vessels, releasing toxic chemicals.
NEW DRUGS THAT BLOCK A BRAIN CHEMICAL ARE GAME CHANGERS FOR SOME MIGRAINE SUFFERERSKAREN J. BANNANMARCH 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
During the sessions, participants' brainwaves and pupil dilation were measured.
HEAVY MEDIA MULTITASKING MIGHT MAKE YOU MORE FORGETFULKAT ESCHNEROCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Breadth is the dilation of the heart, length is long-suffering, height is hope, and depth is faith.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Systole and diastole, the contraction and dilation of the heart and arteries.
ESSAYSRALPH WALDO EMERSON
His eyes, wide open, had a ghastly gleam, which the dilation of the pupils rendered all the more hideous.
THE YELLOW ROSEMR JKAI
They are capable of contraction, of dilation, of partial interpenetration and distortion, but never of dissolution.
THE NON-RELIGION OF THE FUTURE: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDYJEAN-MARIE GUYAU
She looked at him in a mighty wonder, her dark eyes open to their widest, and looking black by the extreme dilation of the pupils.
THE TRAMPLING OF THE LILIESRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO DILATION

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