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pro·lon·gate

 (prə-lông′gāt′, -lŏng′-, prō-)
tr.v. pro·lon·gat·ed, pro·lon·gat·ing, pro·lon·gates
To prolong.

pro′lon·ga′tion (prō′lông-gā′shən, -lŏng-) n.

pro•long

(prəˈlɔŋ, -ˈlɒŋ)

v.t.
1. to extend the duration of; cause to continue longer.
2. to make longer in spatial extent: to prolong a line.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin prōlongāre to lengthen =prō- pro-1 + -longāre, v. derivative of longus long1]
pro•long′a•ble, adj.
pro•long′a•bly, adv.
pro•long′er, n.
pro•long′ment, n.
syn: See lengthen.
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prolongate

verb
To make or become longer:
Mathematics: produce.
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The approach is different for adults: The speech pathologist makes the stutterer stop avoiding words they have trouble with and makes them change their stuttering by learning to prolongate the beginning sound of words.
Piecewise linear interpolation is used to prolongate the approximate eigenfunctions from one grid level to the next refined level.