HyperDic: dilation

English > 2 senses of the word dilation:
NOUNcommunicationdilationa lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
actdilation, dilatationthe act of expanding an aperture
dilation > pronunciation
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English > dilation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic.
Broaderdiscussion, treatment, discourseAn extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
Verbsdilateadd details, as to an account or idea
English > dilation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of expanding an aperture.
Example"the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
Narrowermydriasisreflex pupillary dilation as a muscle pulls the iris outward
vasodilationdilation of blood vessels (especially the arteries)
Broaderexpansion, enlargementThe act of increasing / increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
Verbsdilatebecome wider

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