[ UK /ɛkstˈɛnsɪvli/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈstɛnsɪvɫi/ ]
  1. in a widespread way
    oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest
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  • He first constructed a horizontal wheel that he named a Danaide, and later devised another, the Vortex Water Wheel, which he patented in July 1850 and which came to be used extensively.
  • Outdoor or extensively reared pigs that may be exposed to wildlife are at a greater risk of contracting trichinellosis from wildlife sources (6). ThePigSite - Global Pig Industry News Feeds
  • Cultural theorist Charles Mudede has written extensively on pop music, specifically hiphop.
  • He has also designed extensively for theatre, opera, Broadway musicals, and film.
  • The airport terminals have been extensively remodelled.
  • Known for his geometric sculptures from the '50s in iron and alabaster, which have inspired numerous artists, particularly Richard Serra, he also made collages and wrote extensively.
  • The law is extensively flouted. The Sun
  • A physician-scientist with clinical training in geriatrics, Tinetti has studied and published extensively on falls prevention and fall injury risk factors.
  • The behavioral sequence leading to a copulation has been extensively described in the domestic fowl.
  • The three deaf brothers in the family all used fingerspelling extensively (of English). They also used a dialect of ASL and some Manually Coded English as well.
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