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length

length

 
pronunciation:
lengkth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the distance from one end of something to the other.
The length of this curtain is five feet.
similar words:
distance
definition 2: the amount of time from the beginning to the end of something.
The length of the movie was three hours.
similar words:
term, time
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The word length contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth " from "steal").