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"
act of expanding in scope; making more widely available
"extension of the program to all in need"
the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
extension, extension service, university extensionnoun
an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
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"
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"
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"
extension, lengthiness, prolongationnoun
amount or degree or range to which something extends
"the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
extension, telephone extension, extension phonenoun
an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
an addition to the length of something
annex, annexe, extension, wingnoun
an addition that extends a main building
The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.
That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")
Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension.
A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.
The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.
An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.
A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.
A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.
A file extension.
Files with the .txt extension usually contain text.
the act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion
that property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space
capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension
the operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line
the straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion
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.]
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'extension' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2926
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Rank popularity for the word 'extension' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2849
Rank popularity for the word 'extension' in Nouns Frequency: #1076
The numerical value of extension in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of extension in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Chairman ?Gowdy granted a reasonable extension because for him this is not about politics. It is about getting all relevant documents for the committee, he still believes the best option for Secretary Clinton is to turn over her server to a neutral arbiter to independently determine what should be in the public domain. The committee has no interest in her personal emails.
The most important thing is to achieve a stable market and avoid volatility, trying to do something about the (overhanging) stocks, which are high, so I fully endorse an extension until the end of the year. I have no objection if there is consensus for the nine months.
Previously researchers have tried to estimate things like the likely home range size of Tyrannosaurus, and its basic energetic needs, so this is a neat extension of previous work, and it includes lots of updated information on Tyrannosaurus.
I see 2016 being a year of flat to declining U.S. stocks because there are no catalysts to raise prices, there will not be any major catalysts to warrant a recession and by extension deep declines, but we don't see any catalysts for the upside either.
If a kid gets an answer wrong on the white board, they’re not going to start chanting, ‘ You ca n’t do that, ’ this is not Division I athletics. This is an extension of the classroom and it’s education-based.
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Translations for extension
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- екстензия, разтягане, отсрочка, протягане, междуградскаBulgarian
- extensióCatalan, Valencian
- Ausdehnung, Verlängerung, Erweiterung, DurchwahlGerman
- گستردن, گسترده شدنPersian
- laajennus, ojentaminen, ojennus, laajentaminenFinnish
- leudachadhScottish Gaelic
- 拡張, 牽引, 限度, 範囲, 延期, ストレッチ, 内線, 猶予, 延長, 拡大, 伸展Japanese
- utvidelse, utvidingNorwegian
- uitbreiding, toestel, extensie, toestelnummer, achtervoegsel, verlengingDutch
- utvidingNorwegian Nynorsk
- extensie de fișier, extindere, prefix telefonic, extensie, întindereRomanian
- расширение, продлениеRussian
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