Duration - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Duration.

LENGTH
LIFESPAN
SPAN
STRETCH
TERM
TIME
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LENGTH
  1. continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
  2. the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
  3. size of the gap between two places; "the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
  4. the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end; "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
  5. a section of something that is long and narrow; "a length of timber"; "a length of tubing"
LIFESPAN
  1. the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"
SPAN
  1. the act of sitting or standing astride
  2. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  3. the distance or interval between two points
  4. a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
  5. to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
  6. two items of the same kind
  7. the complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour"
STRETCH
  1. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
  2. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
  3. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
  4. easily stretched; "stretch hosiery"
  5. make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"
  6. having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine"
  7. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"
  8. Slang. A term of imprisonment: served a two-year stretch.
  9. extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
  10. pull in opposite directions; "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
TERM
  1. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
  2. any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
  3. a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
  4. one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
  5. (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
  6. a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
  7. the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
  8. name formally or designate with a term
TIME
  1. adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
  2. rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
  3. regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
  4. a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
  5. measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners"
  6. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  7. assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
  8. an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
  9. set the spe
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/09/2018 9:00am

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