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Dilation

Di`la´tion
n.1.Delay.
1.The act of dilating, or the state of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.
At first her eye with slow dilation rolled.
- Tennyson.
A gigantic dilation of the hateful figure.
- Dickens.
Noun1.dilation - a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
2.dilation - the act of expanding an aperture; "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
Synonyms: dilatation
aggrandizement, amplification, ballyhoo, big talk, bloat, bloatedness, bloating, blowing up, boil, bump, bunion, burlesque, carbuncle, caricature, corn, cyst, development, diastole, dilatation, distension, dropsy, edema, elaboration, enhancement, enlargement, exaggerating, exaggeration, excess, exorbitance, expansion, expatiation, explication, extravagance, extreme, flatulence, flatulency, flatus, furuncle, gassiness, grandiloquence, heightening, huckstering, hyperbole, hyperbolism, inflation, inordinacy, intumescence, lump, magnification, meteorism, overemphasis, overestimation, overkill, overstatement, pimple, pock, prodigality, profuseness, puff, puffery, puffiness, puffing, puffing up, pustule, rising, sebaceous cyst, sensationalism, stretching, superlative, swell, swellage, swelling, swollenness, tall talk, touting, travesty, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumidness, tumor, turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, turgidness, tympanism, tympany, unfolding, wen, windiness, working-out
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