Definition of Distent

1. a. Distended.



2. n. Breadth.

Definition of Distent

1. Noun. (obsolete) breadth ¹

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Definition of Distent

1. distended [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distent

distempered
distempering
distemperment
distemperments
distempers
distend
distended
distender
distenders
distending
distends
distensibility
distensible
distension
distensions
distent (current term)
distention
distention cyst
distention ulcer
distentions
distermination
disthene
disthenes
disthrone
disthroned
disthrones
disthroning
disthronize
disthronized
disthronizes

Literary usage of Distent

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1. The Physiologia of Jean Fernel (1567) by Jean Fernel (2003)
"... inter se distent. Cap. XVII. . IN EA corporis parte quae immensa aestus ac caloris vi quodammodo ..."

2. History of Roman Literature: From It's Earliest Period to the Augustan Age by John Colin Dunlop (1823)
"... ut paulo ab interitu distent;" hence, in the middle of the fifteenth century, the discovery of a new MS. of Cicero was hailed as a new acquisition. ..."

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