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Meaning of DISTENSION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of expanding by pressure from within
  2. [n]  the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
 

DISTENSION is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dilatation, distention
 
 See Also: ectasia, ectasis, enlargement, expansion, physiological condition, physiological state, varicocele

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*ten"sion\, n.
Same as {Distention}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bloat, bloatedness, bloating, blowing up, boil, breaking point, bump, bunion, carbuncle, corn, cyst, diastole, dilatation, dilation, dropsy, edema, extension, extreme tension, flatulence, flatulency, flatus, furuncle, gassiness, inflation, intumescence, lump, meteorism, overdistension, overdrawing, overexpansion, overextension, overstrain, overstraining, overstretching, pimple, pock, puff, puffiness, puffing, pustule, rising, sebaceous cyst, snapping point, strain, straining, stretch, stretching, swell, swellage, swelling, swollenness, tension, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumidness, tumor, turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, turgidness, tympanism, tympany, wen, windiness
 

 

 

 

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