Meaning of EXTENSION in English

EXTENSION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪkstenʃ(ə)n ]

( extensions)

1.

An extension is a new room or building which is added to an existing building or group of buildings.

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2.

An extension is a new section of a road or rail line that is added to an existing road or line.

...the Jubilee Line extension.

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3.

An extension is an extra period of time for which something lasts or is valid, usually as a result of official permission.

He first entered Britain on a six-month visa, and was given a further extension of six months...

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4.

Something that is an extension of something else is a development of it that includes or affects more people, things, or activities.

Many Filipinos see the bases as an extension of American colonial rule...

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5.

An extension is a telephone line that is connected to the switchboard of a company or institution, and that has its own number. The written abbreviation ext. is also used.

She can get me on extension 308...

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6.

An extension is a part which is connected to a piece of equipment in order to make it reach something further away.

...a 30-foot extension cord...

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