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

When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war, where America protected Asia. It was sort of an extension of World War II. And it was, of course, the peak of the Cold War. People in Taiwan were generally proAmerican. The Korean War made Japan. And then the Vietnam War made Taiwan. There is some truth to that.
Ang Lee

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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