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Definition of 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

In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.
Marshall McLuhan

My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
Tadao Ando

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Earl Nightingale
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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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