Overdistend



[dih-stend] /dɪˈstɛnd/

verb (used with or without object)
1.
to expand by stretching, as something hollow or elastic:
Habitual overeating had distended his stomach.
2.
to spread in all directions; expand; swell:
The sea distended about them.
/dɪˈstɛnd/
verb
1.
to expand or be expanded by or as if by pressure from within; swell; inflate
2.
(transitive) to stretch out or extend
3.
(transitive) to magnify in importance; exaggerate
v.

c.1400, from Latin distendere “to swell or stretch out, extend,” from dis- “apart” (see dis-) + tendere “to stretch” (see tenet). Related: Distended; distending.

distend di·stend (dĭ-stěnd’)
v. dis·tend·ed, dis·tend·ing, dis·tends
To swell out or expand or cause to swell out or expand from or as if from internal pressure.

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