distend

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To extend; to stretch out; to spread out

These impure and frail matters are conteined within the angust concave of the Lunar Orb, above which with uninterrupted Series the things Celestial distend themselves.

To cause gravidity
To extend or expand, as from internal pressure; to swell
To cause to swell
to stretch out or expand in every direction
{v} to stretch out in breadth, to swell
cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc
cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body
become wider; "His pupils were dilated"
{f} swell, expand, stretch
swell from or as if from internal pressure; "The distended bellies of the starving cows" cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body
If a part of your body is distended, or if it distends, it becomes swollen and unnaturally large. Through this incision, the abdominal cavity is distended with carbon dioxide gas The colon, or large intestine, distends and fills with gas. = swell + distended dis·tend·ed an infant with a distended belly. to swell or make something swell because of pressure from inside
swell from or as if from internal pressure; "The distended bellies of the starving cows"
To become expanded or inflated; to swell
To extend in some one direction; to lengthen out; to stretch
distended
Simple past tense and past participle of distend
distended
Extended or expanded, as from internal pressure; swollen
distended
gravid
distended
{a} widened, swelled
Distended
distent
distended
bloated, swollen; extended
distended
abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination); "distended wineskins"; "the need to clean out swollen inventories"; "the raisins were plump and soft and swollen from being soaked"; "huge blood-swollen mosquitoes
distended
abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
distended
ventricose
distending
present participle of distend
distends
third-person singular of distend
distend
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