- 1Being or having been enlarged or extended, in particular:More example sentences
- The individual was able to interface with an enlarged public and an expanded dialogical space emerged.
- Other enthusiasts are looking forward to extending the line west, to offer passengers an expanded service.
- As well as the expanded garden centre, the firm have also applied to extend and slightly alter an approved restaurant unit at the park.
- 1.1Denoting materials which have a light cellular structure: expanded polystyreneMore example sentences
- Polystyrene can be physically modified into expanded polystyrene which is an ideal packaging and insulation material.
- Finally, many forms of silt derive from the wreck itself, including rust particles, carpet fibres, coal dust, hardboard, wood and expanded foam panels, and oil/fuel residues.
- I used to make an ersatz napalm with petrol and expanded polystyrene foam.
- 1.2Denoting sheet metal slit and stretched into a mesh, used to reinforce concrete and other brittle materials: the curved soffit is finished with a strip of expanded metal meshMore example sentences
- The aluminium expanded mesh panels are simultaneously ambiguous and precise.
- The wear liner employs a mechanical bond in the form of an expanded metal mesh that is welded onto the inner steel surface to be protected.
- The company offers prefabricated panels with expanded zinc sheets inside to protect concrete piers in saltwater.
- 1.3Relatively broad in shape: the expanded fins of the rayMore example sentences
- Distally expanded or paddle shaped geometries characteristic of rowing appendages are found in crustaceans, insects, teleosts, and tetrapods.
- It is also accurately descriptive of the projectile's expanded shape.
- It has an expanded head with a broad articular surface which articulates with the tibial condyle of the femur.
More definitions of expandedDefinition of expanded in:
- The US English dictionary