What is the opposite of contraction?

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Opposite of the process of becoming smaller
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Opposite of the process in which a muscle becomes or is made shorter and tighter
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Opposite of a painful involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles
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Opposite of an instance or example of becoming smaller or fewer
“In addition to experiencing an exponential increase in data storage, organizations are also experiencing an increase in user demand for that data.”
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Opposite of a concise or abbreviated form of a word or series of words
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Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
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Opposite of conversion of one substance into another
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Opposite of a sudden, violent, irregular movement of the body, caused by involuntary contraction of muscles and associated especially with brain disorders such as epilepsy, the presence of certain toxins or other agents in the blood, or fever in children
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