Associations to the word «Extension»


EXTENSION, noun. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.
EXTENSION, noun. That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")
EXTENSION, noun. (semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.
EXTENSION, noun. (banking) (finance) A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.
EXTENSION, noun. (medicine) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.
EXTENSION, noun. (weightlifting) An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.
EXTENSION, noun. (fencing) A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.
EXTENSION, noun. (telecommunication) A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.
EXTENSION, noun. (computing) A file extension.
EXTENSION, noun. (computing) An optional software component that adds functionality to an application.
EXTENSION, noun. (logic) The set of tuples of values that, used as arguments, satisfy the predicate.
EXTENSION BLOCK, noun. A power strip.
EXTENSION BLOCKS, noun. Plural of extension block
EXTENSION CABLE, noun. A cable that can be used to extend a signal or power cable or move the connexion point for a signal or power source.
EXTENSION CABLES, noun. Plural of extension cable
EXTENSION CORD, noun. (electronics) An electrical cord with a plug one end, and a single socket or a multi-port socket at the other end, used for powering one or more devices at a distance, too far from the wall outlet to be reached by the normal cords of the device or devices.
EXTENSION CORDS, noun. Plural of extension cord
EXTENSION FIELD, noun. (field theory) A field which contains another field — its "base field" — as its subfield; the extension field is obtained from its base field by adjoining certain elements to it; these extra elements may be considered to have the effect of making the extension field behave as if it were a vector space of finite dimension over the base field.
EXTENSION TABLE, noun. A table constructed so that it can be extended or contracted in length.
EXTENSION TABLES, noun. Plural of extension table

Dictionary definition

EXTENSION, noun. A mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan".
EXTENSION, noun. Act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need".
EXTENSION, noun. The spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.
EXTENSION, noun. An educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students.
EXTENSION, noun. Act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb.
EXTENSION, noun. A string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS".
EXTENSION, noun. The most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos".
EXTENSION, noun. The ability to raise the working leg high in the air; "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability".
EXTENSION, noun. Amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet".
EXTENSION, noun. An additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line.
EXTENSION, noun. An addition to the length of something.
EXTENSION, noun. An addition that extends a main building.

Wise words

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