elongated elongated  /ɪ ˈlɔŋ ɡeɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) drawn out or made longer spatially
  2. (adj) having notably more length than width; being long and slender

Usage(s):

  1. More masculine than the slender, elongated Signature, Ascent is a fit for men who collect cars and wear watches by Breitling or Jaeger-LeCoultre.
  2. A steep $11,000 later, Xiaowei found herself in a spartan Shanghai hospital room surveying her scarred but elongated legs.
  3. The dancers enact their love ritual, while a filmed psychedelic view of their actions is projectedelongated, distorted and weirdly coloredon the wavering backdrop.

News

  1. Colliding Galaxy Pair Takes Flight

    This collision between a spiral galaxy and an elliptical galaxy resembles a celestial bird. The gravitational pull has stretched the spiral into an elongated shape. Lying 326 million light-years away, this colliding galaxy pair, known as Arp 142, is captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Jonny Gomes, Red Sox End Long, Eventful, Productive Day at Fenway Park in Dramatic Fashion

    BOSTON — It was long. It was eventful. And, in the end, it was productive. The Red Sox overcame fatigue, rain, their own shortcomings and even traffic en route to sweeping Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Rays. The Sox notched a 5-1 win in an elongated Game 1, and they finished off the action-packed twin bill […]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

  3. Tuesday afternoon On Demand STORMTracker Weather

    A broad elongated mid-level closed low and trough is gradually turning inland into the pacific NW this afternoon and wrap around showers and thunderstorms are developing in far western Montana. There is a chance that a few severe thunderstorms will develop just west of Butte and more likely in the Missoula, Kalispell and Great Falls areas into the evening. For SW Montana this includes Anaconda ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KBZK Bozeman

Quotes

  1. "Most of the planets are not in circular orbits around the host star but in elongated ones called elliptical orbits," Prof Marcy said.
    on May 28, 2007 By: Geoffrey Marcy Source: The Australian

  2. "There have been a lot of postseasons determined where one teams has had an elongated period of time off, which takes away from your intensity," Piazza said. "The extreme is not having enough time. There's a fine line there with two or three...
    on May 14, 2007 By: Mike Piazza Source: ESPN

  3. Francona said the switch isn't permanent, but he is attempting "to get the lineup as elongated as we can."
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: USA Today

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