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OTHER WORDS FROM lengthenlength·en·er, nounoutlengthen, verb (used with object)un·length·ened, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lengthen
Telomeres are supposed to shorten with age, so lengthening makes little sense, and the Twins Study didn’t provide enough data to prompt any real conclusions as to why it happened and what the effects were.Spaceflight does some weird things to astronauts’ bodies|Neel Patel|November 25, 2020|MIT Technology Review
That could help lengthen the lives of children with progeria even further.The FDA has approved the first drug to treat the rapid-aging disease progeria|Carolyn Wilke|November 25, 2020|Science News
The pandemic shut some supply hubs, slowed supply chains and lengthened delivery times.Wish files to go public with 100M monthly actives, $1.75B in 2020 revenue thus far|Alex Wilhelm|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
It’s ironic in part because today’s technology-driven world has lengthened work hours for most people.
Keep in mind that adding veggies or other things to the fish will lengthen the cooking time.How to Clean, Cook, and Eat Trout in the Backcountry|Ryan Wichelns|October 15, 2020|Outside Online
Of course, there's the question of whether we could lengthen maturities as much as we'd like.
That life-giving source is the enzyme telomerase, which can actually lengthen telomeres.
Here are 10 ways you can preserve or lengthen your telomeres.
Old knights were praying Charlemagne's prayer at Roncesvalles—that the day might lengthen while they hunted the Moslem.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
The effect of the alteration has been to lengthen the keel, and perhaps to round up the forefoot a little.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
The animal can not only move and bend it, but he can shorten, lengthen, and turn it all ways.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
There was at the moment a lull in the storm; for a time it seemed as if it would lengthen into a prolonged calm.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
The campaign promised to lengthen into a month, perhaps longer.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland