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Extension Definition

(noun)

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the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to


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the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos

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(noun)

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an addition that extends a main building

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(noun)

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amount or degree or range to which something extends


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the wire has an extension of 50 feet

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(noun)

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an addition to the length of something

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(noun)

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

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(noun)

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

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(noun)

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

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(noun)

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a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename


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most applications provide extensions for the files they create

most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS

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(noun)

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act of expanding in scope; making more widely available


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extension of the program to all in need

(noun)

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act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

(noun)

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a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt


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they applied for an extension of the loan

(noun)

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the ability to raise the working leg high in the air


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the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension

good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability