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  Definition of length
  1. a section of something that is long and narrow; "a length of timber"; "a length of tubing"
  2. continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
  3. the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
  4. size of the gap between two places; "the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
  5. the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end; "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
Similar Words: duration, distance

 

Hyponyms: longness, lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction, endlessness, shortness, brevity, briefness, transience, permanence, permanency, impermanence, impermanency, circumference, diameter, diam, radius, r, leg, arm's length, gauge, light time, skip distance, wingspan, wingspread, altitude

 

Attributes: long, short

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: gjatësi   Arabic: طول  
Breton: hed   Bulgarian: дължина  
Croatian: duljina   Dutch: lengte  
Esperanto: longo   Finnish: pituus  
French: longueur   German: Länge  
Hebrew: אורך   Hungarian: hossz  
Irish: fad   Italian: lunghezza  
Japanese: 長さ   Lithuanian: ilgis  
Polish: długość   Portuguese: comprimento  
Russian: длина   Slovak: dĺžka  
Spanish: largo   Swedish: längd  
Telugu: పొడవు   Turkish: uzunluk  
 
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