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length
length
/ˈlɛŋθ/
noun
(
)
The linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
(
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
the length of the table was 5 feet
(
)
Continuance in time
(
duration
,
length
)
continuance in time
The ceremony was of short duration
the ceremony was of short duration
He complained about the length of time required
he complained about the length of time required
(
)
The property of being the extent of something from beginning to end
(
length
)
the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end
The editor limited the length of my article to 500 words
the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words
(
)
Size of the gap between two places
(
length
,
distance
)
size of the gap between two places
The distance from New York to Chicago
the distance from New York to Chicago
He determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points
he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points
A section of something that is long and narrow
(
length
)
a section of something that is long and narrow
A length of timber
a length of timber
A length of tubing
a length of tubing
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