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1. dilation

noun. ['ˌdaɪˈleɪʃən'] the act of expanding an aperture.

Synonyms

  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • mydriasis
  • vasodilation

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • deflation
  • Braxton-Hicks contraction
  • false labor

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Words that Rhyme with Dilation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word dilation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Abnormal dilation of the pupil, even when exposed to bright light, is another classic sign of glaucoma.

2. dilation

noun. ['ˌdaɪˈleɪʃən'] a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • discourse

Antonyms

  • shortening
  • muscular contraction
  • vaginismus
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