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ELONGATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does elongated mean? 

ELONGATED (adjective)
  The adjective ELONGATED has 2 senses:

1. drawn out or made longer spatially
2. having notably more length than width; being long and slender

  Familiarity information: ELONGATED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELONGATED (adjective)


Sense 1elongated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Drawn out or made longer spatially

Synonyms:

elongated; lengthened; prolonged; extended

Context examples:

Picasso's elongated Don Quixote / lengthened skirts are fashionable this year / the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes / a prolonged black line across the page

Similar:

long (primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified)


Sense 2elongated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having notably more length than width; being long and slender

Synonyms:

elongate; elongated

Context examples:

an elongate tail tapering to a point / the old man's gaunt and elongated frame

Similar:

long (primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified)


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