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inflated

[in′flād·əd]
(biology)
Distended, applied to a hollow structure.
Open and enlarged.
(engineering)
Filled or distended with air or gas.
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The research by Eddie Brummelman from The Ohio State University is the first research to empirically examine the impact of inflated praise.
By driving on correctly inflated tyres, motorists will help their rubber last longer and even reduce their fuel bills.
After the operator removes the inflated wrap, the next wrap in the cartridge automatically inflates.
RAWALPINDI, June 25, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The consumers in different areas of Rawalpindi have complained of having received inflated electricity bills for the month of May.
RAWALPINDI, June 25, 2011 (Frontier Star): The consumers in different areas of Rawalpindi have complained of having received inflated electricity bills for the month of May.
Bikers are being warned to make sure their tyres are inflated to the level recommended, adjusting the pressure level to account for pillion or pannier loads.
BIKERS are being warned to make sure their tyres are inflated to the level recommended in the manufacturer 's handbook, adjusting the pressure level to account for any pillion or pannier loads.
MOTORISTS could cut their fuel bills by simply keeping their tyres inflated to the correct pressure.
A spot check on tyre pressures has revealed almost 20 per cent of motorists putting themselves and others at risk by driving on under inflated tyres.
Sometimes, even lawyers who are meticulously honest have their hours inflated by senior partners who can benefit from over-billing.
The former head of Fleishman-Hillard's Los Angeles office was told in a 2003 meeting that Department of Water and Power bills were being inflated but did not stop it, a former colleague testified Tuesday.
Hwang Soosuk, the South Korean veterinarian who allegedly cloned an embryo but who was later revealed to be a fraud), while its less shady cousin, adult stem-cell research, gets relatively so little attention, is that the inflated promises that have been made by scientists in this field tend to attract well-meaning philanthropists as well as some very inflated egos ("Cloning Scandal Exposes Fraudulent Embryonic Stem-cell Research," January 23).