What does Extension mean?

Definitions for Extension
ɪkˈstɛn ʃənExten·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extensionnoun

    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"

  2. extensionnoun

    act of expanding in scope; making more widely available

    "extension of the program to all in need"

  3. propagation, extensionnoun

    the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

  4. extension, extension service, university extensionnoun

    an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

  5. extensionnoun

    act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

  6. extension, filename extension, file name extensionnoun

    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"

  7. reference, denotation, extensionnoun

    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"

  8. extensionnoun

    the ability to raise the working leg high in the air

    "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"

  9. extension, lengthiness, prolongationnoun

    amount or degree or range to which something extends

    "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"

  10. extension, telephone extension, extension phonenoun

    an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line

  11. elongation, extensionnoun

    an addition to the length of something

  12. annex, annexe, extension, wingnoun

    an addition that extends a main building

Wiktionary

  1. extensionnoun

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

  2. extensionnoun

    That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")

  3. extensionnoun

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

  4. extensionnoun

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

  5. extensionnoun

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

  6. extensionnoun

    An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.

  7. extensionnoun

    A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.

  8. extensionnoun

    A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.

  9. extensionnoun

    A file extension.

    Files with the .txt extension usually contain text.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extensionverb

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

    Etymology: [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.]

  2. Extensionverb

    that property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space

    Etymology: [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.]

  3. Extensionverb

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

    Etymology: [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.]

  4. Extensionverb

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

    Etymology: [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.]

  5. Extensionverb

    the straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion

    Etymology: [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.]

  6. Extensionverb

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

    Etymology: [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Extension

    In kinesiology, extension is a movement of a joint that results in increased angle between two bones or body surfaces at a joint. Extension usually results in straightening of the bones or body surfaces involved. For example, extension is produced by extending the flexed elbow. Straightening of the arm would require extension at the elbow joint. If the head is tilted all the way back, the neck is said to be extended. In some anatomical muscle names, particularly with muscles of the forearm and the Cnemis, the term occurs explicitly as the second word in the Latin spelling of the name. While extension is a movement, the terms "extend" versus "flexed" refer to the final position of a body part with reference to the anatomical position of the body. For example, if an arm fully bent at the elbow is slightly extended, it will still be called "flexed" or "semiflexed", and will be called "extended" only upon complete straightening of the arm. The movement in the opposite directions is called flexion. Flexion decreases the angle between the bones of the limb at a joint, while extension increases it. With the foot, extension is usually called plantarflexion.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Extension' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2926

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Extension' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2849

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Extension' in Nouns Frequency: #1076

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Extension in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Extension in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Extension in a Sentence

  1. Amaha Kassa:

    We're mindful that this is only a one-year extension of the termination - not a reversal.

  2. Mike Lee:

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., supports the legislation and had hoped to pass it last Thursday, but Mitch McConnell was forced to delay consideration past the expiration date after Mike Lee, R-Utah, and two other senators Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ron Wyden said they would object. The House legislation, negotiated by White House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, would renew several provisions the FBI sees as vital to fighting terrorism but also aim to ensure stricter oversight of how the bureau conducts surveillance. PAUL : MY FISA AMENDMENT WILL KEEP Mike Lee had proposed a deal on the Senate floor Thursday extension of the current authorities if the Senate would consider several amendments to the White House bill that would further limit them. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, speaking on the floor for Mitch McConnell, objected to that deal, saying the Senate should instead pass the House bill. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has pushed for FISA reforms. ( AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Were not a rubberstamp for the House of Representatives, were certainly not a rubber stamp for the Deep State.

  3. Ali Akbar Velayati:

    Iran neither suggests extension of talks, nor rejects it. It is up to Americans if they want to leave the talks. Iran is ready to continue the negotiations.

  4. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    I don't see why they should not accept an extension like they always do in these situations, at least until the end of the year.

  5. Norsk Hydro:

    The Federal Court in Belem, Brazil, lifted the production embargo on Alunorte under the civil lawsuit on Wednesday ... Alunorte is still subject to a production embargo imposed by the same court in a parallel criminal lawsuit, alunorte is expecting an extension of the civil decision to the criminal case shortly ... (but) will continue to produce at 50% capacity until the production embargo under the criminal case is lifted.

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Translations for Extension

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  • междуградска, разтягане, отсрочка, протягане, екстензияBulgarian
  • extensióCatalan, Valencian
  • extenzeCzech
  • Erweiterung, Verlängerung, Ausdehnung, DurchwahlGerman
  • گسترده شدن, گستردنPersian
  • ojennus, laajentaminen, ojentaminen, laajennusFinnish
  • extensionFrench
  • folíneIrish
  • leudachadhScottish Gaelic
  • fo-linneyManx
  • 延長, 内線, 猶予, 拡大, 伸展, ストレッチ, 限度, 拡張, 牽引, 範囲, 延期Japanese
  • utviding, utvidelseNorwegian
  • uitbreiding, toestel, achtervoegsel, verlenging, toestelnummer, extensieDutch
  • utvidingNorwegian Nynorsk
  • ସମ୍ପ୍ରସାରଣOriya
  • rozciągłośćPolish
  • extensãoPortuguese
  • întindere, extensie de fișier, extensie, prefix telefonic, extindereRomanian
  • продление, расширениеRussian

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