What does elongated mean?

elongated meaning in General Dictionary

having a length significantly more than the circumference

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  • having notably more length than circumference; becoming long and slender
  • drawn out or made longer spatially
  • of Elongate

elongated meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Elongate

Sentence Examples with the word elongated

As a bundle is traced towards its blind termination in the mesophyll the peridesmic stereom first disappears, the sieve-tubes of the phloem are replaced by narrow elongated parenchyma cells, which soon die out, and the bundle ends with a strand of tracheids covered by the phloeotermic sheath.

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