time span

Definition of time span

  1. :  time period The study took place over a time span of 20 years.

Word by Word Definitions

timeplay
  1. :  the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues :  duration

    :  a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment

spanplay
  1. : archaic past ofspin

  1. :  the distance from the end of the thumb to the end of the little finger of a spread hand

    :  an English unit of length equal to nine inches (22.9 centimeters)

    :  an extent, stretch, reach, or spread between two limits: such as

  1. :  to measure by or as if by the hand with fingers and thumb extended

    :  measure

    :  to extend across

  1. :  a pair of animals (as mules) usually matched in appearance and action and driven together


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