non expanded


increased in area, bulk, or volume; enlarged: an expanded version of a story.
spread out; extended: the expanded frontiers of the Roman Empire.
Also, extended. Printing. (of type) wider in proportion to its height. Compare condensed ( def 4 ).

1400–50; late Middle English; see expand, -ed2

expandedness, noun
nonexpanded, adjective
self-expanded, adjective
semiexpanded, adjective
unexpanded, adjective Unabridged
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expanded (ɪkˈspændɪd)
1.  Compare condensed Also: extended (of printer's type) wider than usual for a particular height
2.  See also expanded metal (of a plastic) having been foamed during manufacture by the introduction of a gas in order to make a light packaging material or heat insulator: expanded polystyrene

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Word Origin & History

early 15c., "spread out, spread flat," from Anglo-Fr. espaundre, from L. expandere "to spread out," from ex- "out" + pandere "to spread." Sense of "grow larger" first recorded 1640s. Related: Expanded; expanding.
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