Duration - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Duration.

LENGTH
  1. a section of something that is long and narrow; "a length of timber"; "a length of tubing"
  2. continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end; "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
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. 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"
  3. a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  4. the distance or interval between two points
  5. a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
  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. a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water"
  2. make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric"
  3. easily stretched; "stretch hosiery"
  4. an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
  5. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"
  6. having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine"
  7. extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination"
  8. Slang. A term of imprisonment: served a two-year stretch.
  9. pull in opposite directions; "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack"
  10. lie down comfortably; "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass"
TERM
  1. a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
  2. the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
  3. name formally or designate with a term
  4. (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
  5. any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
  6. a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
  7. one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
  8. (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"
TIME
  1. assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
  2. a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock"
  3. set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
  4. the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
  5. the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
  6. a suitable moment; "it is time to go"
  7. a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something; "take time to smell the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more than half my time"
  8. the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
  9. rhythm
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/02/2018 9:00am
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