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able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion
"Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire"
expansive, grand, heroicadjective
of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
"an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur
friendly and open and willing to talk
"wine made the guest expansive"
of much expanse; wide-extending; as, an expansive view of the mountains.
causing expansion; as, the expansive force of heat.
Able to be expanded.
Comprehensive in scope or extent.
An expansive research work.
Talkative and sociable.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Having the power to spread into a wider surface, or greater space.
Etymology: from expand.
The elastick or expansive faculty of the air, whereby it dilates itself when compressed, hath been made use of in the common weather-glasses. John Ray, on the Creation.
Then no more
Th’ expansive atmosphere is cramp’d with cold. James Thomson.
having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide-extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air
Etymology: [Cf. F. expansif.]
In mathematics, the notion of expansivity formalizes the notion of points moving away from one another under the action of an iterated function. The idea of expansivity is fairly rigid, as the definition of positive expansivity, below, as well as the Schwarz-Ahlfors-Pick theorem demonstrate.
The numerical value of expansive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of expansive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
It's quite an expansive area.
Brazil is in the depths of one of the worst crises arguably since the 1980s. The difference is that we can see a path out, it is clear that the administration's legitimacy of pro cyclical and overly expansive monetary and fiscal policy are over. A change is inevitable.
Industrial orders all in all showed less momentum in the first half of the year, the business climate in industry reacted very moderately to the Brexit vote in the UK and remains slightly expansive.
They have so many federal crimes they can charge with. They have expansive powers to conduct investigation long before a crime is committed, so why aren't they using those powers to address white supremacist violence ?
We have to look at this in a more expansive manner. But if we have the investments that we've asked for, we'll be able to outpace that technology.
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