Definition of Lengthen. Meaning of Lengthen. Synonyms of Lengthen

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Definition of Lengthen

Lengthen
Lengthen Length"en, v. i. To become longer. --Locke.

Meaning of Lengthen from wikipedia

- Crown lengthening is a surgical procedure performed by a dentist, or more frequently a specialist periodontist. There are a number of reasons for considering...
- cosmetic limb-lengthening surgery is a high demand but also unregulated industry. Height is highly attractive in India and cosmetic limb-lengthening has been...
- transcription delimiters. Compensatory lengthening in phonology and historical linguistics is the lengthening of a vowel sound that happens upon the loss...
- Open syllable lengthening, in linguistics, is the process by which short vowels become long in an open syllable. It occurs in many languages at a phonetic...
- A pencil extender (or pencil lengthener) is a small instrument (made out of metal or wood) allowing to extend small pencils, in order to facilitate their...
- An extension cord (US), power extender, drop cord, or extension lead (UK) is a length of flexible electrical power cable (flex) with a plug on one end...
- to describe the phenomena now known respectively as the full grade and lengthened grade. In the context of European languages, the phenomenon was first...
- no lengthening happened; but evidence from the Ormulum indicates otherwise. For details see Phonological history of Old English: Vowel lengthening. Late...
- apparatus is a type of external fixation used in orthopedic surgery to lengthen or reshape limb bones; as a limb-sparing technique to treat complex and/or...
- Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres (also known as "ALT") is a telomerase-independent mechanism by which cancer cells avoid the degradation of telomeres...