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Overview of noun length

The noun length has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (38) length

(the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet")

2. (6) duration, length

(continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required")

3. (3) length

(the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end; "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words")

4. (1) distance, length

(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. length

(a section of something that is long and narrow; "a length of timber"; "a length of tubing") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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