dilation
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /daɪˈleɪʃən/
Noun

dilation

  1. The act of dilating.
  2. State of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.
    Synonyms: expansion, dilatation
  3. (obsolete) Delay.
    Synonyms: cunctation, hold-up, Thesaurus:delay
  4. (math) In morphology, a basic operation (denoted ⊕) that usually uses a structuring element for probing and expanding the shapes contained in the input image.
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