elongation
[iːlɒŋˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
elongations (plural noun)
  1. the action or process of lengthening something.
    "the bird's tails become forked through elongation of their outer feathers" ·
    "an elongation of the crater in the impact direction"
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  2. astronomy
    the angular separation of a planet from the sun or of a satellite from a planet, as seen by an observer.
    "Mercury reaches greatest elongation on the 1st, when it will be 27 degrees west of the Sun"
Origin
late Middle English: from late Latin elongatio(n-), from elongare ‘place at a distance’ ( see elongate).
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Mercury reaches greatest elongation on the 1st, when it will be 27 degrees west of the Sun.
the bird's tails become forked through elongation of their outer feathers.
an elongation of the crater in the impact direction.
How to say elongation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans verlengingstadium
Arabic (NOUN)استطالة
Bangla প্রতান
Bosnian (Latin) elongacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)удължение
Cantonese (Traditional) 伸長
Catalan (NOUN)elongació
Chinese Simplified 伸长
Chinese Traditional 伸長
Croatian Elongacija
Czech (NOUN)průtažností, tažnost, prodloužení
Danish brudforlængelse
Dutch (NOUN)rek
Estonian (NOUN)venivus
Filipino pagpahaba
Finnish (NOUN)venymä
French (NOUN)élongation, allongement
German (NOUN)Dehnung
Greek (NOUN)επιμήκυνση
Haitian Creole allongement
Hebrew (NOUN)אלונגציה, התארכות
Hindi (NOUN)बढ़ाव
Hungarian (NOUN)nyúlás
Indonesian (NOUN)elongasi
Italian (NOUN)allungamento
Japanese (NOUN)伸長, 伸び, 伸度, 伸び率, 延伸, 伸張, 延び, 伸
Korean (NOUN)신장, 연신
Latvian pagarinājums
Lithuanian (NOUN)pailgėjimas
Maltese titwil
Norwegian Bokmål forlengelse
Persian تغییر شکل
Polish (NOUN)wydłużenie, elongacja, rozciągliwości
Portuguese (NOUN)alongamento, elongação
Querétaro Otomi alargamiento
Romanian (NOUN)alungire
Russian (NOUN)удлинение, вытягивание, растяжение
Serbian (Cyrillic) елонгатион
Slovak (NOUN)ťažnosť, predĺženie
Slovenian (NOUN)raztezek
Spanish (NOUN)alargamiento, elongación
Swedish (NOUN)töjning, förlängning
Tamil ம்ட்சிம்றும்
Telugu గౌగాస్
Thai ยืดตัว
Turkish (NOUN)uzama
Ukrainian Відносне подовження
Urdu کھنچاؤ
Vietnamese kéo dài
Yucatec Maya alargamiento
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