verb (used with object), e·lon·gat·ed, e·lon·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), e·lon·gat·ed, e·lon·gat·ing.
adjective Also e·lon·gat·ed .
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Origin of elongate
OTHER WORDS FROM elongatee·lon·ga·tive [ee-lawng-gey-tiv, ee-long-], /ˈi lɔŋˌgeɪ tɪv, ˈi lɒŋ-/, adjectivesub·e·lon·gate, adjectivesub·e·lon·gat·ed, adjectiveun·e·lon·gat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for elongate
While the first one elongates the purchase process but makes declining very easy, the second one is more optimized with its one-click checkout options either way.Four expert digital marketing strategies to convert bottom-funnel prospects|Guy Sheetrit|January 15, 2021|Search Engine Watch
That’s because you want the pillow to relieve pressure on the bottom shoulder by lifting the head and elongating the neck.
And from the side, with the lips and ears elongated, the resemblance is uncanny.‘Breaking Bad’ in the White House: Bryan Cranston as LBJ in 'All the Way'|David Freedlander|March 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Eddie” Kent is a strangely elongated version of Prince Charles, with whom he is close.Malice in the Palace: Prince George’s Treacherous New Digs|Tina Brown|July 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Koh developed a theory of "elongated imminence," which he likened to "battered spouse syndrome."
Grispelle, as my mother and I make them, are elongated fritters about the size and shape of slender éclairs.
It was bordered by trees for almost its entire length on both sides, and it was shaped like a enormous, elongated comma.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
The thin lips and pointed chin of the elongated face suggest the fox.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Jake was clubfooted, lumbering, with his jaws grown into great jowls of bone, his arms elongated and ending in hooks.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
At OLearys call, the elongated figure pulled up abruptly, and Drinkwaters gipsy face loomed high in the door-frame.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
His feet are strong and made for digging; the metatarsus is elongated, and he has five toes on each foot.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon