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 for Dilated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dilated \Di*lat"ed\, a.
     1. Expanded; enlarged. --Shak.
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     2. (Bot.) Widening into a lamina or into lateral winglike
        appendages.
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     3. (Zool.) Having the margin wide and spreading.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dilate \Di*late"\ (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dilated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Dilating.] [L. dilatare; either fr. di- = dis-
     + latus wide, not the same word as latus, used as p. p. of
     ferre to bear (see Latitude); or fr. dilatus, used as p. p.
     of differre to separate (see Delay, Tolerate, Differ,
     and cf. Dilatory): cf. F. dilater.]
     1. 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.
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     2. To enlarge upon; to relate at large; to tell copiously or
        diffusely. [R.]
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              Do me the favor to dilate at full
              What hath befallen of them and thee till now.
                                                    --Shak.
  
     Syn: To expand; swell; distend; enlarge; spread out; amplify;
          expatiate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  expanded \expanded\ adj.
     increased in extent or size or bulk or scope. Opposite of
     contracted. [Narrower terms: blown-up, enlarged;
     dilated; distended, swollen; inflated]
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     2. (Printnig) wider than usual for a particular height; -- of
        printers' type. Contrasted with condensed.
  
     Syn: extended.
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