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Another word for span

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

      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. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
      3. A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
      1. Range or scope of influence or effect:
      2. The extent or distance something can reach:
      3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
      1. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
      2. Extent or distance from beginning to end:
      3. (Figuratively): total extent
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. An extensive space or area:
      3. The space, amount, or degree to which a thing extends; size; length; breadth
    See also:

    big

  2. The period during which someone or something exists

      1. A division of a school year, as a semester or quarter, during which a course of studies is given
      2. The end of a normal gestation period:
      3. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      1. The period of time during which property, an object, a process, or a phenomenon exists or functions.
      1. The property or quality that distinguishes living organisms from dead organisms and inanimate matter, manifested in functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, and response to stimuli or adaptation to the environment originating from within the organism.
      2. A living being, especially a person:
      3. The interval of time between one's birth and the present:
      1. A thing that exists; an entity.
      2. A mode or manner of existing:
      3. The fact or state of continued being; life:
      1. The number of years required to receive the present value of future payments, both of interest and principle, of a bond, often used as an indicator of a bond's price volatility resulting from changes in interest rates.
      2. A period of existence or persistence:
      3. The time that a thing continues or lasts
      1. Period of life or activity:
      2. A period or time; era; age
      3. A 24-hour period or a portion of it that is reserved for a certain activity:
    See also:

    time

    live

  3. A specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

      1. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      2. An estate granted for a fixed period.
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. A continuous period of time.
      2. (--- Informal) A term served in prison under a sentence
      3. (--- Informal) The last stage of an event, period, or process.
      1. Any of the four arbitrary divisions of the year, characterized chiefly by differences in temperature, precipitation, amount of daylight, and plant growth; spring, summer, fall (or autumn), or winter
      2. A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops:
      3. A period of time:
      1. The number of digits that repeat in a repeating decimal. For example,17 = 0.142857142857 ... has a six-digit period.
      2. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      3. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
    See also:

    time

  4. A limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

      1. The end of a period of pregnancy; moment of giving birth
      2. Indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every moment there has ever been or ever will be
      3. (Music) The meter of a musical pattern:
      1. The normal elapsed period for birth after conception; also, delivery at the end of this period; parturition
      2. The end of a normal gestation period:
      3. A limited period of time.
      1. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
      2. (--- Informal) The last stage of an event, period, or process.
      3. A continuous period of time.
      1. The number of years required to receive the present value of future payments, both of interest and principle, of a bond, often used as an indicator of a bond's price volatility resulting from changes in interest rates.
      2. A period of existence or persistence:
      3. Continuance or persistence in time.
    See also:

    time

Another word for span

Noun
      1. The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
      2. A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
      3. Limit; bounds:
      1. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      2. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
      3. 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.
      1. The extent to which something is spread or can be spread
      2. The extent or limit to which something is or can be spread:
      3. An expanse; extent; stretch; compass
    See also:

    extent

Verb
  1. See also:

    cross