Associations to the word «Expanse»

Wiktionary

EXPANSE, noun. A wide stretch, usually of sea, sky, or land.
EXPANSE, noun. An amount of spread or stretch.

Dictionary definition

EXPANSE, noun. A wide scope; "the sweep of the plains".
EXPANSE, noun. The extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area".
EXPANSE, noun. A wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats