verb (used with object)
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I tend to prolong my meals until they take on the mood of a snack, and to draw out my snacks, too.Sunflower Seeds Are the Best Snack for the Anxious Mind|Emma Alpern|September 17, 2020|Eater
After all, the tantalizing appeal of SAT solving is that if you can just figure out how to check one more case, call one more babysitter, prolong the search just a little longer, you might find what you’re looking for.Computer Scientists Attempt to Corner the Collatz Conjecture|Kevin Hartnett|August 26, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The smartphone market also dropped 20% year-over-year during the first quarter, underscoring the coronavirus pandemic’s prolonged financial hit.This smartphone maker’s sales dropped the most due to COVID-19|jonathanvanian2015|August 25, 2020|Fortune
If they aren’t able to speak up when they spot a problem, we risk prolonging this crisis, deepening the economic pain, and ultimately losing more lives.
The record was as meticulous as it was prolonged, with researchers relying on a microscope to log shifts of mercury as fine as one-hundredth of an inch.
A few hours after the prolonged exposure to Duncan, Williams and her fetus died of overwhelming Ebola infection.The Only Thing More Terrifying Than Ebola Is Being Pregnant With Ebola|Kent Sepkowitz, Abby Haglage|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, the pilot is actually a prolonged rant against the very behaviors that many people wrongfully assume the show celebrates.
But McCrum withdrew his name in 2010, as the prolonged nomination process stalled his law practice.
A woman, sixty-eight, suffers a heart attack and goes into prolonged cardiac arrest.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This prolonged execution marks yet another death penalty fiasco.
Angelina could not remember that she had ever had a parcel before, and the excitement of this one must be prolonged.The Golden Scarecrow|Hugh Walpole
At the same moment a prolonged crackling broke out in the fog in front.The King in Yellow|Robert W. Chambers
The heart (fig. 224 ht) lies under the dorsal spine and is prolonged into an anterior, posterior, and dorsal aorta.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Jill always said her mother was too indolent for a prolonged effort; but then poor Jill often said naughty things.Uncle Max|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Even in the case of the death of the most humble member of the community the rites are elaborate and prolonged.The Mystic Mid-Region|Arthur J. Burdick