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.
Words nearby elongate
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
Examples from the Web for elongating
The five shades, which range from "fair blush" to "rich chestnut," are designed to provide an elongating effect to the leg.LMVH Denies Nicolas Ghesquiere Rumors; Michael Kors Collaborates With Gwyneth Paltrow|The Fashion Beast Team|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I had been told that sneaker wedges were elongating on the leg; with the right skinny jeans, flattering even.Summer’s Ugliest Trend? Sneaker Wedges Should Be Banned!|Isabel Wilkinson|May 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Straightening her back and elongating her neck, she centers herself at the top of the stairs.
The change has been effected by the simple process of elongating the "table."The Romance of a Great Store|Edward Hungerford
His butter-ball body was elongating, and his huge feet and legs were beginning to shape up.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
The funnel-shaped receptacle loses its original form, and elongating, assumes the character of a duct.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
They have the power of elongating and contracting themselves like the snails.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
A turkey strutted out through the doorway, elongating its neck and looking nervously intent.The Call of the Blood|Robert Smythe Hichens