Distend [verb]

Definition of Distend:

bulge, swell

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Sentence/Example of Distend:

She was seized by the nose and chin, as if she had been a horse, and made to distend her jaws even painfully.

Furl—To roll up and make sails fast so that the wind cannot distend them.

At times he would distend himself with pneumatic vestments in the rococo vein.

It may seem surprising that the discoverer of the venous return felt the need of a deus ex machina to distend the right auricle.

This loose skin, that is now so folded up under my beak that you can scarcely see it, I can distend into an enormous pouch.

It is a mistake to think that that little room has elastic walls and can distend to any extent.

Or lastly introduce a gut fixed to a pipe; and then distend it by blowing wind into it.

The amount of water usually injected at one time—from one pint to two quarts—can hardly be said to distend the bowels at all.

Distend and contract an organ for a short time two or three times a day, and it will gain in strength from the exercise.

Ear-plugs are also worn, of such size as to distend the lobe down to the shoulders.