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ex·pand

 (ĭk-spănd′)
v. ex·pand·ed, ex·pand·ing, ex·pands
v.tr.
1. To increase the size, volume, quantity, or scope of; enlarge: expanded her store by adding a second room. See Synonyms at increase.
2. To express at length or in detail; enlarge on: expanded his remarks afterward.
3. To open (something) up or out; spread out: The bird expanded its wings and flew off.
4. Mathematics To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
v.intr.
1. To become greater in size, volume, quantity, or scope: Air expands when heated. This critic's influence is expanding.
2. To speak or write at length or in detail: expand on a favorite topic.
3. To open up or out; unfold: The chair expands to form a daybed.

[Middle English expanden, to spread out, from Latin expandere : ex-, ex- + pandere, to spread; see petə- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·pand′a·ble adj.
ex·pand′er n.

expanding

(ɪkˈspændɪŋ)
adj
becoming, or capable of becoming, greater in extent, volume, size, or scope
Translations

expanding

[ɪksˈpændɪŋ] ADJ [metal] → dilatable; [bracelet] → expandible; [market, industry, profession] → en expansión
the expanding universeel universo en expansión
expanding filecarpeta f de acordeón
a job with expanding opportunitiesun empleo con perspectivas de futuro
a rapidly expanding industryuna industria en rápida expansión

expanding

[ɪksˈpændɪŋ] adj (universe, industry) → in espansione
after six months her expanding waistline became impossible to hide → dopo sei mesi le riuscì impossibile nascondere il pancione
References in classic literature ?
Nor when expandingly lifted by your subject, can you fail to trace out great whales in the starry heavens, and boats in pursuit of them; as when long filled with thoughts of war the Eastern nations saw armies locked in battle among the clouds.
Hence, at the beginning of the twenty.first century we are not at all "postmodern." We are increasingly modern, expandingly modern.
Enhanced with the inclusion of copious 'endnotes' and an index, "The New World Of Wireless" is highly recommended reading for entrepreneurs and business managers having to understand the implications and ramifications of wireless technology with respect to their own corporate developments in a highly competitive, often volatile market, and expandingly global marketplace.