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noun 
  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.
Translations: 
  • German: Verlí¤ngerung
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion)

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