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 for Expanded
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]
     [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. (Printnig) wider than usual for a particular height; -- of
        printers' type. Contrasted with condensed.
  
     Syn: extended.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Expand \Ex*pand"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expanded; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Expanding.] [L. expandere, expansum; ex out + pandere to
     spread out, to throw open; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf.
     Spawn.]
     1. To lay open by extending; to open wide; to spread out; to
        diffuse; as, a flower expands its leaves.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Then with expanded wings he steers his flight.
                                                    --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. 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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Math.) To state in enlarged form; to develop; as, to
        expand an equation. See Expansion, 5.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  expanded
      adj 1: increased in extent or size or bulk or scope [ant:
             contracted]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "expanded":
     accelerated, aggrandized, ampliate, amplified, augmented,
     beefed-up, bloated, boosted, broadened, built-up, crescendoed,
     deepened, elevated, enhanced, enlarged, extended, heightened,
     hiked, increased, inflated, intensified, jazzed up, magnified,
     multiplied, proliferated, raised, reinforced, spread, stiffened,
     strengthened, swollen, tightened, upped, widened
  
  

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