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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of lengthening something; An add-on to the length of something.

Usage examples (29)
  • Nucleosomes inhibit the initiation of transcription but allow chain elongation with the displacement of histones.
  • This figure is known as the elongation at fracture, or briefly, the "elongation," and is generally taken to be a measure of ductility.
  • You are not interested in elongation procedures?
  • Elongated slots are recesses in workpieces which are made with a limited length in the form of the "elongation" of a workpiece bore hole by milling into a given direction. for more
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