length length  /ˈlɛŋkθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
  2. (n) continuance in time
  3. (n) the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end
  4. (n) size of the gap between two places
  5. (n) a section of something that is long and narrow

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Six-tenths of an inch is the difference in length between king-size cigarettes and the 100-mm.
  2. Robinson says the average length of major league games this year has dropped 7 min.
  3. The miracle, says Richard Corliss, is that their new film plays out at four times the length without giving you a headache.

News

  1. Sean Conway Attempting to Swim Length of Britain for Charity

    Sean Conway aims to swim the length of Britain, from Land’s End to John O’Groats, after refining his open water technique in an Endless Pool. (PRWeb June 28, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/endless-pool/sean-conway/prweb10880557.htm
    on June 28, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Sarama Resources Doubles the Strike Length of Mineralisation at the Mm Prospect to 3.8km

    Sarama Resources Doubles the Strike Length of Mineralisation at the Mm Prospect to 3.8km
    on June 27, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 30 feature-length movies on YouTube that are actually worth watching

    Check out our painstakingly-curated list of the best full movies on YouTube to find 30 feature-length flicks that are actually worht watching The post 30 feature-length movies on YouTube that are actually worth watching appeared first on Digital Trends .
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

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