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Definition of Expand

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Expand Ex*pand", v. i. To become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals expand by heat; the heart expands with joy. --Dryden.
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Expand Ex*pand", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Expanding.] [L. expandere, expansum; ex out + pandere to spread out, to throw open; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf. Spawn.] 1. To lay open by extending; to open wide; to spread out; to diffuse; as, a flower expands its leaves. Then with expanded wings he steers his flight. --Milton. 2. To cause the particles or parts of to spread themselves or stand apart, thus increasing bulk without addition of substance; to make to occupy more space; to dilate; to distend; to extend every way; to enlarge; -- opposed to contract; as, to expand the chest; heat expands all bodies; to expand the sphere of benevolence. 3. (Math.) To state in enlarged form; to develop; as, to expand an equation. See Expansion, 5.

Meaning of Expand from wikipedia

- Joule–Thomson expansion, the decrease in temperature of a gas when it expands Thermal expansion, the tendency of matter to change in shape, area, and...
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- is that you can enter a first person view and walk around your own town as if you were a villager. Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand at MobyGames...
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- Expanding bullets, also known colloquially as dumdum bullets, are projectiles designed to expand on impact. This causes the bullet to increase in diameter...
- expand is a program that converts tab characters into groups of space characters, while maintaining correct alignment. It is available in Unix operating...
- Expand Your Head is a compilation album from Belgian electronic dance music band Lords of Acid. Consisting mostly of remixes, three of the album's sixteen...
- boutique with their self-designed clothes for women. The company rapidly expanded and now sells their clothing in 50 countries and since 1999 also online...
- A volume expander is a type of intravenous therapy that has the function of providing volume for the circulatory system. It may be used for fluid replacement...
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