an increase in the production of goods and services over time, and in the volume of business transactions, generally associated with an increase in employment and an increase in the money supply. Opposite of contraction.
The operation of steam in a cylinder after its communication with the boiler has been cut off, by which it continues to exert pressure upon the moving piston.
expansion: the process of increasing consciousness (in a Spiritual context). An attribute of Ray 2. - One of the 72+ divine attributes of God.
To increase the dynamic range of a program signal by a given ratio. Commonly used in recording to help boost the level of soft passages of music to bring them over the noise level.
The act of expanding or spreading out; the condition of being expanded; dilation; enlargement.
That which is expanded; expanse; extend surface; as, the expansion of a sheet or of a lake; the expansion was formed of metal.
Space through which anything is expanded; also, pure space.
The enlargement of the ship mathematically from a model or drawing to the full or building size, in the process of construction.
the spread of slavery to new areas of the United States; primarily west of the Mississippi River
a new addendum to an existing game, usually adding new features, new virtual terrain to explore, and so on
An Expansion is a new town built at a location other than the player's main starting town.
the process conducted by the professional staff to identify colleges and universities to cultivate interest in starting new colonies of Lambda Chi Alpha.
Growth, business expansion or economic recovery.
The organized, or planned growth, of the Greek system on a college campus.
Some HMOs compute Plan expansion as part of the capitation rate in order to provide the necessary capital for growth.
act of getting bigger, like an economy during a boom.
Phase of the business cycle as it climbs from a trough toward a peak.
A period of positive growth in the economy, starting from the point of the business cycle after the economy regained its pre- recession peak.
A phase of the business cycle that extends from a trough to the next peak. See business cycle. (NBER)
(1.)The very sight outward movement of the quarters of the hoof which may occur during weight bearing, and/or the increase in solar width which occurs as the hoof grows down. (2.) In refrence to a horseshoe, expansion describes the practice of fitting the posterior half of the shoe larger than the hoof to allow for hoof expansion.
the act or process of growing larger Minnehaha: Point-Source Pollution
to grow larger.
growing new woods and forests
a discussion that provides additional information
The addition of a location for an existing business.
the addition of teams to the NHL.