distend

suomi-englanti sanakirja

distend englannista suomeksi

  1. paisua, pullistua

  2. turvottaa, pullistaa

  3. laajeta

  1. Verbi

distend englanniksi

  1. To extend or expand, as from internal pressure; to swell

  2. (quote-book)

  3. 1975, (w), ''Humboldt's Gift ed., 1976, p. 147:

  4. I begin to hate the theater, the feeling wickedly distended by histrionics, all the old gestures, clutchings, tears, and applications.
  5. To extend; to stretch out; to spread out.

  6. 1662 Thomas Salusbury, ''Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems'' (Dialogue 2):

  7. I begin to hate the theater, the feeling wickedly distended by histrionics, all my old gestures, clutchings, tears, and applications. ''These impure and frail matters are conteined within the angust concave of the Lunar Orb, above which with uninterrupted Series the things Celestial distend themselves.''
  8. *(RQ:Milton PL)

  9. To cause to swell.

  10. To cause gravidity.

  11. (inflection of)