Thesaurus / elongation
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His shirt-collar revealed the elongation of a throat which, at a distance, was not strikingly statuesque.

Four MeetingsHenry James

It can be treated by astringents or the elongation can be cut off, which usually is the most prompt and efficacious way.

The VoiceFrank E. Miller

It shows, as compared with the earlier ancestor, an elongation both of the snout and the lower jaws.

More Science From an Easy ChairSir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester

This is, therefore, the best position upon which to make the observation, as the precise time of the elongation need not be given.

Each further evolution of conduct widens the aggregate of actions while conducing to elongation of it.

The Data of EthicsHerbert Spencer

The elongation of the crown is also similar to what is termed hypsodont.

Men of the Old Stone AgeHenry Fairfield Osborn

Shortly after the complete establishment of the neural cord the elongation of the embryo proceeds with great rapidity.

Stammering depending on elongation of the uvula, and other like causes, may be generally removed by a simple surgical operation.

An elongation of the shelf to the south joins Tasmania with the mainland.

The result is an elongation or stretching of the material in the direction of the applied force.

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