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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elongate  \E*lon"gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Elongated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Elongating}.]  [LL.  elongatus,  p.  p.  of  elongare  to 
  remove,  to  prolong;  e  +  L.  longus  long.  See  {Long},  a.,  and 
  cf  {Eloign}.] 
  1.  To  lengthen;  to  extend;  to  stretch;  as  to  elongate  a 
  line 
 
  2.  To  remove  further  off  [Obs.]  --Sir  T.  Browne. 




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