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Another word for length

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Noun
  1. The measure of how far or long something goes in space, time, or degree

      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. The extent or measure of space between two points or extremities, as of a bridge or roof; the breadth.
      2. The distance between the tips of the wings of an airplane.
      3. The section between two intermediate supports of a bridge.
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. The degree to which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
    See also:

    big

  2. An extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

      1. A road, path, or highway affording passage from one place to another.
      2. An opening affording passage:
      3. Space to proceed:
      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      2. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
      3. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
      1. The extent of space between two objects or places; an intervening space.
      2. The fact or condition of being apart in space; remoteness.
      3. The length or numerical value of a straight line or curve.
    See also:

    big

  3. The ultimate point to which an action, thought, discussion, or policy is carried

      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. Most remote in any direction; outermost or farthest:
      2. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
      3. Being far beyond the norm:
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
    See also:

    limited

Another word for length

Noun
  1. Linear distance

      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. Total length, extent, or distance measured or expressed in miles.
      2. Total miles covered or traveled in a given time.
      3. The amount of service, use, or wear estimated by miles used or traveled:
      1. the quality or state of being linear
      2. the extent to which any signal modification process, as detection, is accomplished without amplitude distortion
      3. the fidelity with which a televised image is reproduced as determined by the extent to which there is a uniform distribution of the picture elements on the screen
      1. A straight line segment passing through the center of a figure, especially of a circle or sphere, and terminating at the periphery.
      2. The length of such a segment.
      3. Thickness or width.
      1. A line segment that joins the center of a circle with any point on its circumference.
      2. A line segment that joins the center of a sphere with any point on its surface.
      3. A line segment that joins the center of a regular polygon with any of its vertices.
      1. An individual, group, structure, or other entity regarded as an elementary structural or functional constituent of a whole.
      2. A group regarded as a distinct entity within a larger group.
      3. A mechanical part or module.
      1. A measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length.
      2. Extent or magnitude; scope:
      3. Aspect; element:
      1. A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
      2. A part separated from a whole.
      3. A helping of food.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. Greatness of rank or position:
      2. Greatness in size or extent:
      3. Greatness in significance or influence:
      1. To walk with long steps, especially in a hasty or vigorous way.
      2. To take a single long step, as in passing over an obstruction.
      3. To stand or sit astride; straddle.
      1. Angular distance on the earth's surface, measured east or west from the Prime Meridian at Greenwich, England, to the meridian passing through a position, expressed in degrees (or hours), minutes, and seconds.
      2. Celestial longitude.
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. The extent or measure of space between two points or extremities, as of a bridge or roof; the breadth.
      2. The distance between the tips of the wings of an airplane.
      3. The section between two intermediate supports of a bridge.
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
      1. A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      2. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
      3. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
      1. The extent of space between two objects or places; an intervening space.
      2. The fact or condition of being apart in space; remoteness.
      3. The length or numerical value of a straight line or curve.
    See also:

    extent

  2. Extent in space

  3. Duration

      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. The act or fact of continuing:
      2. The time during which something exists or lasts; duration:
      3. A continuation or sequel:
      1. A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
      2. A unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth of a degree, or 60 seconds.
      3. A measure of the distance one can cover in a minute:
      1. The period of light between dawn and nightfall; the interval from sunrise to sunset.
      2. The 24-hour period during which the earth completes one rotation on its axis, traditionally measured from midnight to midnight.
      3. The period during which a celestial body makes a similar rotation.
      1. A period of seven days:
      2. A seven-day calendar period, especially one starting with Sunday and continuing through Saturday:
      3. A week designated by an event or holiday occurring within it:
      1. A unit of time corresponding approximately to one cycle of the moon's phases, or about 30 days or 4 weeks.
      2. One of the 12 divisions of a year as determined by a calendar, especially the Gregorian calendar.
      3. A period extending from a date in one calendar month to the corresponding date in the following month.
      1. The period of time during which Earth completes a single revolution around the sun, consisting of 365 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 12 seconds of mean solar time. In the Gregorian calendar the year begins on January 1 and ends on December 31 and is divided into 12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 or 366 days.
      2. A period approximately equal to a year in other calendars.
      3. A period of approximately the duration of a calendar year:
      1. One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.
      2. The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions.
      3. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
      1. A space between objects, points, or units, especially when making uniform amounts of separation:
      2. An amount of time between events, especially of uniform duration separating events in a series:
      3. A segment of an athletic workout in which an athlete runs, swims, or does other exercise over a series of predetermined distances at regular time increments with intermittent rests.
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
    See also:

    time

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