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  Definition of dilation
  1. the act of expanding an aperture; "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
  2. a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
Similar Words: dilatation

 

Hyponyms: vasodilation, mydriasis

 

Derivational Morphology: dilate, distend, elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound

 

 
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