Dilation

Definition of 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.

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