extensively extensively  /ɪk ˈstɛn sɪv li/


  • (adv) in a widespread way


  1. Using airline passes, he traveled extensively and picked up men wherever he went.
  2. After the deaths of Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee, when Apollo 204 burned on its pad in January 1967, the translunar vehicle was extensively redesigned.
  3. He wrote extensively on the SARS outbreak, reporting from the laboratories of the University of Hong Kong and Prince of Wales hospital.


  1. New Relic issues plug-ins to monitor databases and cloud resources

    New Relic already monitors applications extensively, but it wants to give developers further visibility into performance with plugins for a wide variety of other programs.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  2. NVIDIA shakes up business model with Kepler licensing

    We’ve heard extensively about the gradual decline of the consumer PC market, with industry leaders feeling the pain as consumers gravitate towards more mobile devices: tablets and smartphones. NVIDIA is one such company that has felt the squeeze, and its response is a strong one: an expansion of its business model with an announcement that Read The Full Story
    on June 19, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  3. Firefighters battle blaze at Joppa hardware store Tuesday evening

    Anderson Hardware building extensively damaged; two firefighters suffer non-life threatening injuries About 80 firefighters from Harford and Baltimore counties responded Tuesday evening for a working building fire that caused $1 million in losses to an iconic hardware store in Joppa. Officials from the first fire company on the scene said the blaze escalated to the equivalent of three alarms ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun


  1. "The Congress has control over the purse strings. They have the right, obviously, if they want, to cut off funding," Cheney said. "But in terms of this effort, the president has made his decision. We've consulted extensively with them. We'll...
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: FOXNews

  2. "I'm going to play," James told The Associated Press. "I've had enough time off, and knowing my body more than anybody, I'm ready to play. I don't know how much I'm going to play or how extensively, but I'll be ready."
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: LeBron James Source: ESPN

  3. "The stories of innumerable Sierra Leoneans that were forced into slavery have yet to be extensively told," Washington said in a statement. "I believe this project will begin to shed some much-needed light on the region, both past and...
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Isaiah Washington Source: International Herald Tribune

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