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A space or line of the staff.
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  1. A space or line of the staff.
  2. (Math., Astron., Geog., etc.) A unit of measure for angles or arcs, one 360th part of the circumference of a circle: the measure of an angle is the number of degrees between its sides considered as radii of a circle
  3. Extent, amount, or relative intensity
(Mathematics) A number or point L that is approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if | x−a | < ẟ.
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  1. (Mathematics) A number or point L that is approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if | x−a | < ẟ.
  2. (Math.) A fixed quantity or value which a varying quantity is regarded as approaching indefinitely
  3. The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible:
The full amount or extent between any two limits
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  1. The full amount or extent between any two limits
  2. A pair of animals, such as oxen, matched as in size or color and driven as a team.
  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).
The area left vacant by this or by mechanical or electronic means on a printed or typed line
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  1. The area left vacant by this or by mechanical or electronic means on a printed or typed line
  2. (Mathematics) A mathematical object, typically a set of sets, that is usually structured to define a range across which variables or other objects (such as a coordinate system) can be defined.
  3. An area provided for a particular purpose:
The extent of a surface or plane figure as measured in square units.
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  1. The extent of a surface or plane figure as 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:
Limit; bounds:
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  1. Limit; bounds:
  2. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
  3. A limited amount or degree:
The actual state of affairs:
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  1. The actual state of affairs:
  2. Character, value, or status with reference to relative importance or the capacity to meet given requirements:
  3. Relative amount or number, as of population or contents:
(Informal) A person's figure.
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  1. (Informal) A person's figure.
  2. Plural form of proportion
A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
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  1. A distinct mass or portion of matter, especially a large one:
  2. The main mass or body of something; largest part or portion
  3. Size, mass, or volume, especially when very large.
Extent in space; distance anything extends
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  1. Extent in space; distance anything extends
  2. (Figuratively): total extent
  3. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
Wide range or scope:
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  1. Wide range or scope:
  2. Extent or scope, esp. when broad or ample
  3. A piece usually produced in a standard width:
Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
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  1. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
  2. An enclosed area
  3. Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
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  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
The extent or distance something can reach:
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  1. The extent or distance something can reach:
  2. Range or scope of influence or effect:
  3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
A long pole attached to a pivot and used to raise or lower a bucket in a well.
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  1. A long pole attached to a pivot and used to raise or lower a bucket in a well.
  2. A thorough search of an area:
  3. Extent or range; stretch; reach
The quality of being ample or the amount or degree to which a thing extends
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  1. The quality of being ample or the amount or degree to which a thing extends
  2. 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
  3. (Electronics) The amount by which a voltage or current changes from zero or an average value.
The state or quality of being spacious.
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  1. The state or quality of being spacious.
The quality of being capacious.
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The state, quality, or fact of being wide.
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  1. The state, quality, or fact of being wide.
  2. (Cricket) The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.
  3. A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension or its crosswise grain, especially a piece of fabric measured from selvage to selvage.
Extent of perception, knowledge, experience, or ability:
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  1. Extent of perception, knowledge, experience, or ability:
  2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
  3. The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
The whole meaning, value, or effect
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  1. The whole meaning, value, or effect
  2. The full effect or meaning; import.
  3. A number; a sum.
A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
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  1. A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
  2. A large, open area or unbroken surface; wide extent; great breadth
  3. The distance or amount of expansion.
Greatness in size or extent:
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  1. Greatness in size or extent:
  2. A measure of the total amount of energy released by an earthquake, as indicated on the Richter scale.
  3. A property that can be described by a real number, such as the volume of a sphere or the length of a vector.
Degree or extent; relative strength, magnitude, vigor, etc.
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  1. Degree or extent; relative strength, magnitude, vigor, etc.
  2. (Physics) time-averaged energy flux (the ratio of average power to the area through which the power "flows"); irradiance
  3. (Physics) The amount or degree of strength of electricity, light, heat, or sound per unit area or volume.
(Figuratively): total extent
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  1. (Figuratively): total extent
  2. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
  3. Extent or distance from beginning to end:
Range of understanding; comprehension:
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  1. Range of understanding; comprehension:
  2. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
  3. The extent or distance something can reach:
The distance between the tips of the wings of an airplane.
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  1. The distance between the tips of the wings of an airplane.
  2. A unit of linear measure equal to nine inches: originally based on the distance between the tips of a man's extended thumb and little finger
  3. The distance between ends or supports
(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.
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  1. (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.
  2. A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
  3. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
(Archaic) An external boundary; a circuit.
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  1. (Archaic) An external boundary; a circuit.
  2. Sphere or scope, as of influence.
  3. The limits or scope; bounds
A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
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  1. A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
  2. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
  3. Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
(Computers) A set of characters that follow a filename and are separated from it by a period, used to identify the kind of file:
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  1. (Computers) A set of characters that follow a filename and are separated from it by a period, used to identify the kind of file:
  2. The act of extending or the condition of being extended:
  3. The amount or degree to which something is or can be extended; range; extent
The sphere of influence, as of a nation
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  1. The sphere of influence, as of a nation
  2. The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
  3. The range or extent of one's experience or activity
The body and scope of an act or bill
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  1. The body and scope of an act or bill
  2. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope.
  3. Range of sight or understanding
The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
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  1. The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
  2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
  3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
The act or an instance of stretching or thrusting out:
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  1. The act or an instance of stretching or thrusting out:
  2. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
  3. Range or scope of influence or effect:
(Ecol.) Any of the primary biogeographic regions of the earth
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  1. (Ecol.) Any of the primary biogeographic regions of the earth
  2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
  3. A region; sphere; area
The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
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  1. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
  2. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
  3. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
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  1. Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
  2. A place, range, or extent of knowledge, experience, influence, etc.
  3. A range or extent of knowledge, interest, or activity:
Range or scope:
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  1. Range or scope:
  2. Extent or range; stretch; reach
  3. Range or scope
The course, development, or movement of some activity, business, etc.
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  1. The course, development, or movement of some activity, business, etc.
  2. A regular movement up or down, as in stock prices.
  3. (Politics) In an election, the increase or decrease in the number of votes for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.
Extent or magnitude; scope:
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  1. Extent or magnitude; scope:
  2. (Math.) A number, usually an integer, representing the geometric dimensions of some physical or abstract system
  3. Extent, size, or degree
(Math.) A number given to a quantity for purposes of comparison with other quantities of the same class
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  1. (Math.) A number given to a quantity for purposes of comparison with other quantities of the same class
  2. Greatness in size or extent:
  3. Of size
Limit; bounds:
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  1. Limit; bounds:
  2. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
  3. A fitting amount:
A part or amount considered in relation to a whole:
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  1. A part or amount considered in relation to a whole:
  2. The comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio
  3. Size, degree, or extent relative to a standard
Character, value, or status with reference to relative importance or the capacity to meet given requirements:
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  1. Character, value, or status with reference to relative importance or the capacity to meet given requirements:
  2. The actual state of affairs:
  3. Relative amount or number, as of population or contents:
The extent or measure of a state of being, an action, or a relation:
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  1. The extent or measure of a state of being, an action, or a relation:
  2. Extent, amount, or relative intensity
  3. A unit of measure on a temperature scale.
(Geology) A measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake, as indicated on the Richter scale.
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  1. (Geology) A measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake, as indicated on the Richter scale.
  2. Of extent
  3. (Math.) A number given to a quantity for purposes of comparison with other quantities of the same class
Limit; bounds:
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  1. Limit; bounds:
  2. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
  3. A limited amount or degree:
The comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio
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  1. The comparative relation between parts, things, or elements with respect to size, amount, degree, etc.; ratio
  2. A part or amount considered in relation to a whole:
  3. Size, degree, or extent relative to a standard
(Painting) The depicting of distance, as in a landscape
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  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.
A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
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  1. A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
  2. A large, open area or unbroken surface; wide extent; great breadth
  3. The distance or amount of expansion.
A period of increased economic or business activity.
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  1. A period of increased economic or business activity.
  2. The process or result of working out or giving the full form of a contraction, equation, etc.
  3. An increase in the volume of a substance while its mass remains the same. Expansion is usually due to heating. When substances are heated, the molecular bonds between their particles are weakened, and the particles move faster, causing the substance to expand.
Range of understanding; comprehension:
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  1. Range of understanding; comprehension:
  2. The extent or distance something can reach:
  3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
A period or interval of time:
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  1. A period or interval of time:
  2. (--- Mathematics) A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
  3. An area provided for a particular purpose:
Printed matter set across a page, or across several columns, of a newspaper, magazine, etc.
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  1. Printed matter set across a page, or across several columns, of a newspaper, magazine, etc.
  2. The interval or difference between the highest and lowest figures of a set, as of the scores of a test
  3. The extent or limit to which something is or can be spread:
A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
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  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
A long pole mounted on a pivot, with a bucket at one end, used for raising water, as from a well
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  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
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