Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: length

1. length (om egenskab) the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe length of the table was 5 feet.


Mindre specifikke termerdimension, fundamental measure, fundamental quantity, physical property


Mere specifikke termercircumference, diam, diameter, longness, r, radius, shortness


Kendetegnerlong, short

2. length (om egenskab) continuance in time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ceremony was of short duration.
He complained about the length of time required.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)duration


Mindre specifikke termertemporal property


Mere specifikke termerbrevity, briefness, continuation, endlessness, impermanence, impermanency, lengthiness, longness, permanence, permanency, prolongation, protraction, shortness, transience


Kendetegnerlong, short

3. length (om egenskab) the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe editor limited the length of my article to 500 words.


Mindre specifikke termerextent

4. length (om egenskab) size of the gap between two places


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe distance from New York to Chicago.
He determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)distance


Mindre specifikke termersize


Mere specifikke termeraltitude, arm's length, gauge, leg, light time, skip distance, wingspan, wingspread, wingspread

5. length (om genstand) a section of something that is long and narrow


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA length of timber.
A length of tubing.


Mindre specifikke termersection, segment









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