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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.
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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