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Noun: elongation  i,lóng'gey-shun or ,ee,long'gey-sun [N. Amer], i,lóng'gey-shun or ,ee,lóng'gey-sun [Brit]
  1. The quality of being elongated
  2. An addition to the length of something
    - extension
  3. The act of lengthening something

Derived forms: elongations

Type of: addition, add-on, change of shape, improver, longness

Encyclopedia: Elongation