Meaning of LENGTH in English

noun (plural ~s) Etymology: Middle English ~e, from Old English ~u, from lang long Date: before 12th century 1. the longer or longest dimension of an object, a measured distance or dimension , the quality or state of being long, 2. duration or extent in time, relative duration or stress of a sound, 3. distance or extent in space, the ~ of something taken as a unit of measure , the degree to which something (as a course of action or a line of thought) is carried, 5. a long expanse or stretch, a piece constituting or usable as part of a whole or of a connected series ; section , the longer or vertical dimension of a piece of clothing

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