Complete Definition of "extension"

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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪkËstÉnÊÉn/, SAMPA|/Ik"[email protected]/

Noun
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  1. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.
  2. That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")
  3. Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension. Synonymous with denotation.
  4. A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.
  5. The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.
  6. weightlifting An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.
  7. fencing A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.
  8. A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.

Antonyms
italbrac|exercise: curl

Derived terms
extension cord
hair extension
leg extension
triceps extension

Related terms
extend pos_v

Translations
trans-top|The act of extending or the state of being extended
Finnish: laajennus, laajentaminen
German: Ausdehnung f, Erweiterung f
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trans-top|That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space
German: Ausdehnung f
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trans-top|Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects
German: Ausdehnung f
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trans-top|A written engagement on the part of a creditor
German: Verlängerung f
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trans-top|The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line
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trans-top|The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion
Finnish: ojennus, ojentaminen
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trans-top|(fencing) A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|French: #French|extension f
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ttbc|Spanish: extensión f

See also
flexion


French

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. #Noun|extension

Category:Semantics

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