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    extension - Dictionary definition and meaning for word extension

    Definition
    (noun) a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt
    Example Sentence
    • they applied for an extension of the loan
    Definition
    (noun) act of expanding in scope; making more widely available
    Example Sentence
    • extension of the program to all in need
    Definition
    (noun) the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
    Synonyms : propagation
    Definition
    (noun) an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students Definition
    (noun) act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb Definition
    (noun) a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename
    Example Sentence
    • most applications provide extensions for the files they create
    • most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS
    Definition
    (noun) the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to
    Synonyms : denotation , reference
    Example Sentence
    • the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos
    Definition
    (noun) the ability to raise the working leg high in the air
    Example Sentence
    • the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension
    • good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability
    Definition
    (noun) amount or degree or range to which something extends
    Synonyms : lengthiness , prolongation
    Example Sentence
    • the wire has an extension of 50 feet
    Definition
    (noun) an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line Definition
    (noun) an addition to the length of something
    Synonyms : elongation
    Definition
    (noun) an addition that extends a main building
    Synonyms : annex , annexe , wing
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