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expanded

[ik-span-did] /ɪkˈspæn dɪd/
adjective
1.
increased in area, bulk, or volume; enlarged:
an expanded version of a story.
2.
spread out; extended:
the expanded frontiers of the Roman Empire.
3.
Also, extended. Printing. (of type) wider in proportion to its height.
Compare condensed (def 4).
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see expand, -ed2
Related forms
expandedness, noun
nonexpanded, adjective
self-expanded, adjective
semiexpanded, adjective
unexpanded, adjective
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expanded

/ɪkˈspændɪd/
adjective
1.
Also extended. (of printer's type) wider than usual for a particular height Compare condensed
2.
(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 See also expanded metal
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