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elongation

noun

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the act of making longer
  • the elongation of artificial fibers in the manufacturing process

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The first known use of elongation was in the 15th century

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“Elongation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elongation. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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