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synonyms for elongation

  • continuation
  • expansion
  • prolongation
  • protraction
  • stretching
  • prolonging
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During peduncle elongation, the stalks bearing the blossom buds extend and the flowers become visible.
CHERRY BLOSSOMS REACH ‘PEDUNCLE ELONGATION’ STAGE; PEAK BLOOM LIKELY ABOUT A WEEK AWAYJASON SAMENOWMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The common condition can get progressively worse as a person ages and that ocular elongation extends.
THE 9 TOP HEALTH AND MEDICINE BREAKTHROUGHS OF 2020CLAIRE MALDARELLIDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
As the hind foot elongates the index will increase; elongation of the hind foot is interpreted as a specialization.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
But they told what they knew; that Venus was past her eastern elongation, was approaching the earth.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
In that case a little extra tension may be given to offset the probable elongation of the loops.
THE AEROPLANE SPEAKSH. BARBER
In the Blue Ridge it has undergone no greater change than a slight elongation of its particles and development of a little mica.
HISTORY AND COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIAJAMES W. HEAD
The deflecting power exerted by the elastic bond is also increased by its elongation.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
One remarkable feature common to all the specimens is the great elongation of the shin bones relatively to the thigh bones.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
The ultra-fashionable dress was an elongation of every part of the simple dress of the previous reign.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
The experiment is then renewed with both A and B, but so that the thread takes the elongation ßβ.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELONGATION

  • aggrandizement
  • amplification
  • augmentation
  • blow up
  • elongation
  • extension
  • growth
  • spread
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