[ UK /ɪləŋɡˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌiɫɔŋˈɡeɪʃən/ ]
  1. the quality of being elongated
  2. the act of lengthening something
  3. an addition to the length of something
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How To Use elongation In A Sentence

  • During the early stages of plant development, internode elongation is suppressed and only leaves expand.
  • The development of a leaf involves a complex pattern of cell division and cell elongation, with cell elongation playing a central part in the expansion of the leaf blade.
  • Also, some observations indicate that the rate of filopodial elongation does not slow down with filopodial length as fast as predicted by our theory.
  • Y-27632 rescues collagen-induced arrest of neurite sprouting and elongation in cultured rat neurons PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • As I sit in a shadowy corner, I observe a slow and gradual elongation of his mouth.
  • The stem elongation was recorded every second and the software computed an average value every 60 measurements.
  • The elongation of the well bore is the result of compressive shear failure on intersecting conjugate planes, which causes pieces of the borehole wall to spall off.
  • To ensure that stressing was proceeding as expected, the testing agency measured the tendon elongations and compared them to the calculated elongations.
  • Some of the most frequent gross morphological adaptations to an aquatic lifestyle include the modifications of limbs into paddles and the elongation and lateral flattening of the tail.
  • The absolute elongation rate during the linear phase was nearly constant from leaf 8 onwards.
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