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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.
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This agreement will facilitate the purchase of InnerDyne's Step(TM) family of radially dilatable access devices for minimally invasive surgery by more than 1,800 member institutions within the Premier system, including leading hospitals and healthcare sites.