[ UK /ɛkstˈɛnʃən/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈstɛnʃən/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈstɛnʃən/ ]
- act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
the ability to raise the working leg high in the air
good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability
the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension
- an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
amount or degree or range to which something extends
the wire has an extension of 50 feet
- an addition that extends a main building
a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt
they applied for an extension of the loan
- an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
- the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
act of expanding in scope; making more widely available
extension of the program to all in need
the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to
the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos
- an addition to the length of something
a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename
most applications provide extensions for the files they create
most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS
How To Use extension In A Sentence
- Station improvements are being considered for Shenfield while Gidea Park, Harold Wood and Brentwood are in line for platform extensions and station revamps.
- The couples agreed on a discreet slate-tiled mansard roof extension that gave each house an additional 30sq m of floor space. Times, Sunday Times
- Overextension in the lower back results in this 'duck-like' posture. Times, Sunday Times
- The Orangery restaurant is not as gorgeous as the rest of the house, partly because it is in a modern extension, but mainly because it is unattractively lit.
- The cathedral is the former Perpendicular parish church, reconstructed in 1880, with further extensions completed in 1966.
- The same mythologem is also active in Dylan's opus, where - with the inclusion of the deepest part of the psyche - came to the repetition and extension of the transformation process, explicitly expressed in Dylan's song "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" from 1966: Expecting Rain
- In fact what we have been witnessing in recent times is an extension of the state sector under the cloak of trying to ensure proper economic competition.
- As I understand it, no one took issue with our lateness, and we did put on an application for extension of time in the second one, as I understand it.
- There was no extension into the endometrial cavity, nor into the pelvic peritoneum.
- Many universities in the United States have agriculture extension service that provides information and advice.