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Extension (IPA: /ɪkˈstɛnʃən/)


Extension (v. t.)

The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.

Extension (v. t.)

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.

Extension (v. t.)

Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension.

Extension (v. t.)

The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Extension (v. t.)

The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.

Extension (v. t.)

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Extension

Straightening movement that increases the angle between body parts

Extension

In the context of semantics the extension of a concept, idea, or sign

Extension

Pitches outside the tessitura of an instrument or performer

Extension

Set of tuples of values that, used as arguments, satisfy the predicate. Such a set of tuples is a relation.

Extension

The property of stretching out or taking up space

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It treated the individual as complementary to the machine rather than as an extension of it (Jordan, 1963)." - Eric Trist

Example Sentence (Quote)

" last sentence proposed by Ningauble; extension suggested and used by Kalki" - 23-Jul

Example Sentence (Quote)

" partially proposed by InvisibleSun, extension for context proposed by Kalki" - 25-Jan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" partially proposed by InvisibleSun, extension proposed by Kalki" - 25-Jan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The existential trauma had a physical basis in the first electric extension of our nervous system." - Marshall McLuhan


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