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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elongate \E*lon"gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Elongating.] [LL. elongatus, p. p. of elongare to remove, to prolong; e + L. longus long. See Long, a., and cf. Eloign.] 1. To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a line. [1913 Webster] 2. To remove further off. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]