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e·lon·gate

 (ĭ-lông′gāt′, ĭ-lŏng′-)
tr. & intr.v. e·lon·gat·ed, e·lon·gat·ing, e·lon·gates
To make or grow longer.
adj. or elongated
1. Made longer; extended.
2. Having more length than width; slender.

[Late Latin ēlongāre, ēlongāt-; see eloign.]
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elongate

(ˈiːlɒŋɡeɪt)
vb
to make or become longer; stretch
adj
1. long and narrow; slender: elongate leaves.
2. lengthened or tapered
[C16: from Late Latin ēlongāre to keep at a distance, from ē- away + Latin longē (adv) far, but also later: to lengthen, as if from ē- + Latin longus (adj) long]
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e•lon•gate

(ɪˈlɔŋ geɪt, ɪˈlɒŋ-, ˈi lɔŋˌgeɪt, ˈi lɒŋ-)

v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to lengthen or extend.
v.i.
2. to increase in length.
adj.
3. extended; lengthened.
4. long and thin.
Also, e•lon′gat•ed.
[1530–40; < Late Latin ēlongātus, past participle of ēlongāre to make longer, make distant, remove]
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elongate


Past participle: elongated
Gerund: elongating

Imperative
elongate
elongate
Present
I elongate
you elongate
he/she/it elongates
we elongate
you elongate
they elongate
Preterite
I elongated
you elongated
he/she/it elongated
we elongated
you elongated
they elongated
Present Continuous
I am elongating
you are elongating
he/she/it is elongating
we are elongating
you are elongating
they are elongating
Present Perfect
I have elongated
you have elongated
he/she/it has elongated
we have elongated
you have elongated
they have elongated
Past Continuous
I was elongating
you were elongating
he/she/it was elongating
we were elongating
you were elongating
they were elongating
Past Perfect
I had elongated
you had elongated
he/she/it had elongated
we had elongated
you had elongated
they had elongated
Future
I will elongate
you will elongate
he/she/it will elongate
we will elongate
you will elongate
they will elongate
Future Perfect
I will have elongated
you will have elongated
he/she/it will have elongated
we will have elongated
you will have elongated
they will have elongated
Future Continuous
I will be elongating
you will be elongating
he/she/it will be elongating
we will be elongating
you will be elongating
they will be elongating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been elongating
you have been elongating
he/she/it has been elongating
we have been elongating
you have been elongating
they have been elongating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been elongating
you will have been elongating
he/she/it will have been elongating
we will have been elongating
you will have been elongating
they will have been elongating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been elongating
you had been elongating
he/she/it had been elongating
we had been elongating
you had been elongating
they had been elongating
Conditional
I would elongate
you would elongate
he/she/it would elongate
we would elongate
you would elongate
they would elongate
Past Conditional
I would have elongated
you would have elongated
he/she/it would have elongated
we would have elongated
you would have elongated
they would have elongated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.elongate - make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"
lengthen - make longer; "Lengthen this skirt, please"
shoetree, tree - stretch (a shoe) on a shoetree
Adj.1.elongate - (of a leaf shape) long and narrow
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
2.elongate - having notably more length than width; being long and slender; "an elongate tail tapering to a point"; "the old man's gaunt and elongated frame"
long - primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long"
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elongate

verb lengthen, extend, stretch (out), make longer Plunge necklines and high heels help to elongate the body.
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elongate

verb
To make or become longer:
Mathematics: produce.
adjective
Having great physical length:
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Translations
pidentäävenyttää
meghosszabbít

elongate

[ˈiːlɒŋgeɪt] VT [+ material, object] → alargar, extender
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elongate

[ˈiːlɒŋgeɪt]
vt (= lengthen) [+ object] → allonger; [+ sound, vowel] → allonger
vis'allonger
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elongate

vtverlängern; (= stretch out)lang ziehen, strecken
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elongate

[ˈiːlɒŋˌgeɪt] vtallungare
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The dorsal valve has brachiophores that are triangular in lateral view, tapering ventrally; brachiophore bases turn to form subtriangular to elongately oval or trapezoidal sessile septalium reaching up to the middle of the valve.
Small, thin shelled, narrowly elongately spatulate in form; beaks near anterior margin, not prominent; dorsal margin straight before curving with broad convexity into narrowly convex posterior margin; ventral margin nearly straight; anterior margin short, convex; surface with only faint comarginal growth lines; interior features not observed.
Head with epistoma nearly flat, punctured; clypeus nearly semicircular, faintly truncate or feebly sinuate at middle, widely rounded at sides, quite thinly bordered, edge thickened at middle, elongately bristled at sides; genae strongly developed, abruptly angulate, not deflexed, bristled, protruding much more than eyes; latter medium size; frontal suture finely impressed, not at all tuberculate.
Dorsibiconvex with Spirifer-like shells, uniplicate shell; interareas low, weakly concave in cross-section, ventral interarea apsacline, dorsal interarea anacline; radial ornament costate; lateral margins of ventral sulcus and dorsal fold not covered by costae; fine hollow spines of high density covering the entire shell surface except interareas; ventral interior with teeth supported by long subparallel dental plates to define thickened elongately oval muscle field; cardinalia of two types: with well-developed notothyrial platform or with sessile septalium; cardinal process simple, blade-like; median septum variously developed; dorsal muscle field quadripartite.