Meaning of elongate

e•lon•gate

Pronunciation: (i-lông'gāt, i-long'-, ē'lông-gāt", ē'long-), [key]
— v., adj. -gat•ed, -gat•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to draw out to greater length; lengthen; extend.
—v.i.
  1. to increase in length.
—adj.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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