span vs spun :


  • n  the complete duration of something
    the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • n  the distance or interval between two points
  • n  two items of the same kind
  • n  a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
  • n  a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  • n  the act of sitting or standing astride
  • v  to cover or extend over an area or time period
    Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres
    The novel spans three centuries
News & Articles

  • Span hurt after fouling ball off his right foot
    Nationals center fielder Denard Span injured his right foot for the third time this season during Washington's 2-0 loss to the Indians on Sunday afternoon.
    June 17, 2013 - Washington Nationals
  • Bay Bridge contractor in line for bonus if new span opens on time
    OAKLAND -- The contractor building the Bay Bridge's iconic suspension span will collect a $20 million bonus if it opens to traffic as planned on Sept. 3 -- an incentive state lawmakers fear will drive a risky rush to completion.
    June 16, 2013 - The Milpitas Post
  • C-SPAN bus visits Colonial Williamsburg on Saturday
    WILLIAMSBURG – Colonial Williamsburg visitors will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources on Saturday by stepping aboard the C-SPAN Bus during a stop on its tour promoting a new original series about the first ladies.
    June 13, 2013 - The Virginia Gazette

  • Anna Hawkins, 16, Killed While 'Car Surfing' on Roof of Automobile (Video)
    Anna Hawkins, 16, was accidentally killed while "car surfing" on the roof of a vehicle in Dawsonville, Georgia (video below). According to police, the Suzuki Grand Vitara spun out of control, Hawkins was thrown off the roof and hit the concrete road on Monday around 9 p.m. "The vehicle entered a right-hand curve too fast and the driver lost control. The vehicle traveled across the northbound ...
    June 13, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Saugerties shuts out Coxsackie
    SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Winning pitcher Dan Myers spun a complete-game, two-hitter as Saugerties Post 72 American Legion baseball team blanked Coxsackie 2-0 Tuesday at Cantine Field.
    June 12, 2013 - Kingston Daily Freeman
  • Guv starts nonprofit to drive air-quality improvements
    West Valley City • Gov. Gary Herbert formally spun off the state’s air-quality improvement campaign Tuesday into an independent, nonprofit organization.
    June 12, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune