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extension   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 Ikˋstєnʃәn 〕


〔 ikˊstenʃn 〕

Overview of noun extension

The noun extension has 12 senses

  • extension -- (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 -- (act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need")

  • propagation, extension -- (the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions)

  • extension, extension service, university extension -- (an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students)

  • extension -- (act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb)

  • extension, filename extension, file name extension -- (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")

  • reference, denotation, extension -- (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 -- (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, lengthiness, prolongation -- (amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet")

  • extension, telephone extension, extension phone -- (an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line)

  • elongation, extension -- (an addition to the length of something)

  • annex, annexe, extension, wing -- (an addition that extends a main building)