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Definition of Extension

Extension

  1. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.
  2. That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.
  3. Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension.
  4. The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.
  5. The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.
  6. A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Extension Quotations

My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am.
Joan Jett

The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors, clothing, makeup all express something.
Gene Simmons

The civil rights movement was based on faith. Many of us who were participants in this movement saw our involvement as an extension of our faith. We saw ourselves doing the work of the Almighty. Segregation and racial discrimination were not in keeping with our faith, so we had to do something.
John Lewis

The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium - that is, of any extension of ourselves - result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.
Marshall McLuhan

You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I've learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.
Tom Ridge
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Extension Translations

extension in Dutch is achtervoegsel, suffix
extension in French is expansive, extension, rallonge
extension in German is Erweiterung, Erweiterung {f}
extension in Italian is dilatazione, estensione
extension in Norwegian is forlengelse, utstrekning, utvidelse, utvidelse
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