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Another word for expanse

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Noun
  1. A wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

      1. A long pole mounted on a pivot, with a bucket at one end, used for raising water, as from a well
      2. Extent or range; stretch; reach
      3. (Football) A play in which the ball carrier runs a relatively long way toward a sideline before turning toward the line of scrimmage
      1. A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
      2. (Baseball) A series of movements in which a pitcher, standing with the glove side facing home plate, raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the chest or waist for a short pause before pitching the ball. It is used especially when runners are on base because it gives base runners less time to steal than they have during a full windup.
      3. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
      1. A number of points offered to equalize the chances of winning in a wager on a competition, usually between sports teams.
      2. The extent or limit to which something is or can be spread:
      3. An expanse; extent; stretch; compass
      1. An extent or expanse of a surface or three-dimensional area:
      2. (--- Mathematics) A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      3. An area provided for a particular purpose:
      1. A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
      2. The extent or distance something can reach:
      3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      1. The space, amount, or degree to which a thing extends; size; length; breadth
      2. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
      1. A period of increased economic or business activity.
      2. (Mathematics) A quantity written in an extended form, such as in a sum or product of terms.
      3. The amount, degree, or extent of expansion
      1. (Painting) The depicting of distance, as in a landscape
      2. (Horse Racing) A space that is a certain distance back from the finish line: in order to be qualified for future heats, a horse must have reached this space by the time the winner has completed the course
      3. The extent of space between points on a measured course.
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Another word for expanse

Noun
      1. The state or characteristic of being immense.
      2. Great size or limitless extent
      3. Infinite space or being
      1. (Astronomy) The angular distance along the horizon from true east or west to the intersection of the vertical circle of a celestial body with the horizon.
      2. Breadth or range, as of intelligence.
      3. The extreme range of a fluctuating quantity, as an alternating current or the swing of a pendulum, generally measured from the average or mean to the extreme
      1. A political district or unit, often with its adjacent lands:
      2. A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic:
      3. An area of the body having natural or arbitrarily assigned boundaries:
      1. An uncultivated, uninhabited region; waste; wild
      2. An unsettled, uncultivated region, especially:
      3. Any barren, empty, or open area, as of ocean
      1. The length of any such line segment.
      2. An extent, scope, range, etc. of a limited or specified kind
      3. A bounded range of effective activity or influence:
      1. (Astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial body north or south of the ecliptic.
      2. A range of values or conditions, especially the range of exposures over which a photographic film yields usable images.
      3. A region of the earth considered in relation to its distance from the equator:
      1. (Football) A play in which the ball carrier runs a relatively long way toward a sideline before turning toward the line of scrimmage
      2. A thorough search of an area:
      3. Extent or range; stretch; reach
      1. A measure, quantity, or degree of difference:
      2. The blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page.
      3. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
      1. A place, range, or extent of knowledge, experience, influence, etc.
      2. Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
      3. A range or extent of knowledge, interest, or activity:
      1. Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
      2. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
      3. An enclosed area
      1. Extent of perception, knowledge, experience, or ability:
      2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
      3. An extensive area of open land on which livestock wander and graze.
      1. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
      2. (Naut.) The length of chain attaching a vessel to an anchor or mooring buoy
      3. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
      1. A space within a building enclosed by walls or separated from other similar spaces by walls or partitions
      2. The people present in such an area:
      3. An area separated by walls or partitions from other similar parts of the structure or building in which it is located:
      1. A number of points offered to equalize the chances of winning in a wager on a competition, usually between sports teams.
      2. The extent or limit to which something is or can be spread:
      3. An open area of land; an expanse.
      1. The distance between the tips of the wings of an airplane.
      2. The distance between ends or supports
      3. The distance from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger when the hand is fully extended, formerly used as a unit of measure equal to about 9 inches (23 centimeters).
      1. The particular area occupied by an animal or group of animals; esp., the specific area appropriated by an animal or pair of animals, usually for breeding, nesting, and foraging purposes, and forcibly defended against by any intruders
      2. Any specified area or region
      3. (Sports) The area of a field defended by a specified team:
      1. (Sports) An area in which an athletic event takes place, especially the area inside or near to a running track, where field events are held.
      2. The usually circular area in which the image is rendered by the lens system of an optical instrument.
      3. An area or region where business activities are conducted:
      1. A continuous, unoccupied area, as between, over, within, etc. things
      2. The area left vacant by this or by mechanical or electronic means on a printed or typed line
      3. An area provided for a particular purpose:
      1. A long, flexible band used to feed bullets into a machine gun
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. A usually bandlike geographic region that is distinctive in a specific respect. Often used in combination:
      1. The extent of a planar region or of the surface of a solid measured in square units.
      2. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
      3. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      1. A point or area that is far away:
      2. A depiction of a such a point or area.
      3. The extent of space between points on a measured course.
      1. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
      2. An action or effort that exceeds someone's normal limits or powers; specif., a dramatic role regarded as beyond an actor's normal range or abilities
      3. A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
      1. The extent or distance something can reach:
      2. Range of understanding; comprehension:
      3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      1. Any of the telephones connected to a PBX or other telephone system, each having a number assigned for direct calling; also, the number so assigned
      2. (Physics) That property of a body by which it occupies space
      3. The amount, degree, or range to which something extends or can extend:
      1. The space, amount, or degree to which a thing extends; size; length; breadth
      2. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
      1. (Figuratively): total extent
      2. Extent in space; distance anything extends
      3. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
      1. The size of something in terms of how wide it is; distance from side to side
      2. A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension or its crosswise grain, especially a piece of fabric measured from selvage to selvage.
      3. (Cricket) The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.
      1. Wide range or scope:
      2. Extent or scope, esp. when broad or ample
      3. A piece usually produced in a standard width: