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Extension meaning

extension - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. the ability to raise the working leg high in the air; " the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; " good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"
  2. 2. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.
  3. 3. That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.
  4. 4. The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.
  5. 5. The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.
  6. 6. A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.
  7. 7. Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; - correlative of intension.
  8. 8. Act of extending; enlargement; prolongation; quality of occupying space.

extension - examples of usage

  1. It was like an extension of consciousness. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  2. A great reserve, provided by nature for the extension of his race, where economy, art, and industry might suffice to people it with a peaceful, happy, and contented population. - "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales", Thomas Mitchell.
  3. Such a water- way would practically mean the extension of our coast line into the very heart of our country. - "History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)", E. Benjamin Andrews.
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