Noun Definition


1.Definition: a section of something that is long and narrow

"A length of timber", "A length of tubing"

Category: Objects

2.Definition: continuance in time

"The ceremony was of short duration", "He complained about the length of time required"

Related Noun(s):duration

Category: General

3.Definition: size of the gap between two places

"The distance from New York to Chicago", "He determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"

Related Noun(s):distance

Category: General

4.Definition: the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place

"The length of the table was 5 feet"

Category: General

5.Definition: the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end

"The editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"

Category: General