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length

noun

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1 a wide space or area
  • vowed that he would journey the lengths of the earth to find her

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2 the space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects
  • the length of a professional tennis court is 78 feet from baseline to baseline

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The first known use of length was before the 12th century

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“Length.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/length. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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