(?), n. [OE. dilatacioun, F. dilatation, L. dilatatio, fr. dilatare. See Dilate, and cf. 2d Dilation.] 1. Prolixity; diffuse discourse. [Obs.] "What needeth greater dilatation?" Chaucer.
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2. The act of dilating; expansion; an enlarging on al sides; the state of being dilated; dilation.
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3. (Anat.) A dilation or enlargement of a canal or other organ.
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(?), n. [NL. Cf. L. dilatator a propagator.] (Anat.) A muscle which dilates any part; a dilator.
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