Prolation

Pro*la"tion

(?), n. [L. prolatio: cf. F. prolation.]
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1. The act of prolating or pronouncing; utterance; pronunciation. [Obs.] Ray.
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2. The act of deferring; delay. [Obs.] Ainsworth.
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3. (Mus.) A medival method of determining of the proportionate duration of semibreves and minims. Busby.
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Pro*la"tum

(?), n.;
pl. Prolata (#).
[ NL. See Prolate.] (Geom.) A prolate spheroid. See Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid.
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