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extension

ex·ten·sion

extension

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk sten shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of extending or state of being extended.
synonyms:
continuation, enlargement, expansion, prolongation
antonyms:
abbreviation, contraction
similar words:
appendage, appendix, grace, reach, spread, stretch
definition 2: something by which another thing is extended, such as an addition to a building or an additional part to a tool.
synonyms:
addendum, addition, annex, continuation, ell
similar words:
accessory, add-on, adjunct, appendage, appendix, branch, extra, limb, part, piece, supplement
definition 3: an additional telephone line connected to the main line.
definition 4: the position of a fully straightened leg or arm.
antonyms:
flexion
similar words:
stretch
definition 5: ability to reach, esp. with the legs or arms.
synonyms:
reach
similar words:
stretch
definition 6: the property of having dimension in space.
similar words:
breadth, depth, dimension, height, length, space, volume, width
derivations: extensional (adj.), extensionality (n.)