Definition of Distend

Distend v. t. means: To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc.

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Distend v. t. means: To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc.

Meaning of Distend

Distend (v. t.) means: To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc.

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Distend (v. t.): To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc.

Distended (imp. & p. p.): of Distend

Distending (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Distend

Distend (v. i.): To become expanded or inflated; to swell.

Intend (v. t.): To stretch' to extend; to distend.

Inflate (v. i.): To expand; to fill; to distend.

Distend (v. t.): To extend in some one direction; to lengthen out; to stretch.

Stretch (v. t.): To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly.

Plumper (n.): One who, or that which, plumps or swells out something else; hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks.

Dilate (v. t.): To expand; to distend; to enlarge or extend in all directions; to swell; -- opposed to contract; as, the air dilates the lungs; air is dilated by increase of heat.

Inflate (v. t.): To swell or distend with air or gas; to dilate; to expand; to enlarge; as, to inflate a bladder; to inflate the lungs.

Heave (v. i.): To rise and fall with alternate motions, as the lungs in heavy breathing, as waves in a heavy sea, as ships on the billows, as the earth when broken up by frost, etc.; to swell; to dilate; to expand; to distend; hence, to labor; to struggle.

Expand (v. t.): To cause the particles or parts of to spread themselves or stand apart, thus increasing bulk without addition of substance; to make to occupy more space; to dilate; to distend; to extend every way; to enlarge; -- opposed to contract; as, to expand the chest; heat expands all bodies; to expand the sphere of benevolence.

Globefish (n.): A plectognath fish of the genera Diodon, Tetrodon, and allied genera. The globefishes can suck in water or air and distend the body to a more or less globular form. Called also porcupine fish, and sea hedgehog. See Diodon.

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Meaning of Distend

Distend means: To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell; as, to distend a bladder, the stomach, etc.

Meaning of Distended

Distended means: of Distend

Meaning of Distending

Distending means: of Distend

Meaning of Distend

Distend means: To become expanded or inflated; to swell.

Meaning of Intend

Intend means: To stretch' to extend; to distend.

Meaning of Inflate

Inflate means: To expand; to fill; to distend.

Meaning of Distend

Distend means: To extend in some one direction; to lengthen out; to stretch.

Meaning of Stretch

Stretch means: To make tense; to tighten; to distend forcibly.

Meaning of Plumper

Plumper means: One who, or that which, plumps or swells out something else; hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks.

Meaning of Dilate

Dilate means: To expand; to distend; to enlarge or extend in all directions; to swell; -- opposed to contract; as, the air dilates the lungs; air is dilated by increase of heat.

Meaning of Inflate

Inflate means: To swell or distend with air or gas; to dilate; to expand; to enlarge; as, to inflate a bladder; to inflate the lungs.

Meaning of Heave

Heave means: To rise and fall with alternate motions, as the lungs in heavy breathing, as waves in a heavy sea, as ships on the billows, as the earth when broken up by frost, etc.; to swell; to dilate; to expand; to distend; hence, to labor; to struggle.

Meaning of Expand

Expand means: To cause the particles or parts of to spread themselves or stand apart, thus increasing bulk without addition of substance; to make to occupy more space; to dilate; to distend; to extend every way; to enlarge; -- opposed to contract; as, to expand the chest; heat expands all bodies; to expand the sphere of benevolence.

Meaning of Globefish

Globefish means: A plectognath fish of the genera Diodon, Tetrodon, and allied genera. The globefishes can suck in water or air and distend the body to a more or less globular form. Called also porcupine fish, and sea hedgehog. See Diodon.

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