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dilate on (something)

To discuss or write about something at length. I think you need to dilate on this point because it's so important to your argument.
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dilate on something

Fig. to speak or write in great detail on some subject. I am sure you do not wish me to dilate further on this matter. If you do not see my point, I would be pleased to dilate on this matter further.
See also: dilate, on
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Biz bu vakayi tartisirken yasamin ilk yillarindan itibaren ortaya cikan dilate kardiyomiyopati ve Sturge-Weber sendromunun birlikteliginin rastlantisal oldugunu dusunmuyoruz.
It is already known that when it gets darker, pupils dilate.
The materials prevented the adhesion of platelets around sensors implanted in dogs' arteries and also seemed to dilate those blood vessels, helping blood to flow more freely.
In a study, Vita found that drinking black tea increases the ability of the blood vessels in a person's arm to dilate.
Dilation - Drops are placed in your eyes to dilate, or widen, the pupils.
It's known to dilate blood vessels, allowing more blood to flow through them.
This time the doctor sat Amy in a darkened room so her pupils would dilate, then took another look.
Early Romans used belladonna to contaminate enemies' food reserves and perhaps to get in the mood for bacchanalian orgies; women used it cosmetically to dilate their pupils (hence the Italian name "bella donna" for "beautiful woman").
There is a real need for a drug that can permanently dilate blood vessels without the cutting, crushing, tearing, and scraping that is associated with current techniques," added Franano.
Because the compound causes blood vessels to dilate, enabling more blood to flow through them, researchers suspected that inhaling nitric oxide might help patients who were having trouble breathing.
As the brain's blood vessels constrict and then dilate, it produces an intensely painful headache usually, but not always, on one side of the head.
The first is to dilate local vasculature to increase local blood flow and increase hemodynamic proficiency," explained Lee Southard, Ph.
Demas speculates that nitric oxide made by blood vessels in the brain may diffuse to nearby nerve cells, or the compound may dilate blood vessels and increase blood flow to brain regions involved in aggression.