elongated

[ ih-lawng-geyt, ih-long-, ee-lawng-geyt, ee-long- ]SEE DEFINITION OF elongated
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Pedro obeyed, but shortly after returned with a most dismal and elongated visage.

And they also had their mother's blue eyes, but their faces were elongated like that of their father.

These spines are at first papilliform, then elongated and round.

The pores are irregularly shaped and elongated, golden yellow.

Linear, elongated oblong, more than three times as long as wide.

It weighs from one to two drachms, and is an elongated, oval-shaped body.

The elongated bulk of each cane-chair harboured a silent listener.

It must be raised from its bed and boldly stretched or elongated into a loop.

It was an elongated shell filled to the muzzle with gunpowder.

From the ear of the scroll the turn is rapidly made, and has an elongated appearance.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Late Latin elongatus, past participle of elongare "to prolong, protract" (see elongation). Earlier in the same sense was elongen (mid-15c.). Related: Elongated; elongating.

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