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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Dilated \Di*lat"ed\, a.
   1. Expanded; enlarged. --Shak.
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   2. (Bot.) Widening into a lamina or into lateral winglike
      appendages.
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   3. (Zool.) Having the margin wide and spreading.
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2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Dilate \Di*late"\ (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dilated; p.
   pr. & vb. n. Dilating.] [L. dilatare; either fr. di- = dis-
   + latus wide, not the same word as latus, used as p. p. of
   ferre to bear (see Latitude); or fr. dilatus, used as p. p.
   of differre to separate (see Delay, Tolerate, Differ,
   and cf. Dilatory): cf. F. dilater.]
   1. To expand; to distend; to enlarge or extend in all
      directions; to swell; -- opposed to contract; as, the
      air dilates the lungs; air is dilated by increase of heat.
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   2. To enlarge upon; to relate at large; to tell copiously or
      diffusely. [R.]
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            Do me the favor to dilate at full
            What hath befallen of them and thee till now.
                                                  --Shak.

   Syn: To expand; swell; distend; enlarge; spread out; amplify;
        expatiate.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
expanded \expanded\ adj.
   increased in extent or size or bulk or scope. Opposite of
   contracted. [Narrower terms: blown-up, enlarged;
   dilated; distended, swollen; inflated]
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   2. (Printnig) wider than usual for a particular height; -- of
      printers' type. Contrasted with condensed.

   Syn: extended.
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