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Overview of noun span

The noun span has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) span

(the complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour")

2. (1) span

(the distance or interval between two points)

3. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad

(two items of the same kind)

4. span

(a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches))

5. bridge, span

(a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.)

6. straddle, span

(the act of sitting or standing astride)

Overview of verb span

The verb span has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) cross, traverse, span, sweep

(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") © 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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