Di*la"tion (?), n. [L. dilatio. See Dilatory.]



Bp. Hall.


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Di*la"tion, n. [From dilate, v., cf. Dilatation, Dilator.]

The act of dilating, or the state of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.

Mrs. Browning.

At first her eye with slow dilation rolled. Tennyson.

A gigantic dilation of the hateful figure. Dickens.


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