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The complete extent
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“Hispanics dominate large portions of counties in a span of states stretching from California to Texas.”
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The length of time for which something lasts
“The batteries had a life span of six hours.”
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A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year
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A large or complete range of things
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Two people or things of the same sort considered together
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An area of land, typically a large one
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A curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it
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A pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity
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A category of people or things that are similar or fall between specified limits
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The action or process of enlarging or extending something
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Bridge
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(of a bridge, arch, etc.) To extend from side to side of
“It is the first Thames crossing to be built in more than a century and the first pedestrian bridge to span the river.”
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To cover or extend over an area or time period
“After a silent moment that seemed to span an eternity, she turned to him again.”
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To evaluate or estimate the extent, amount, or size of
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To be positioned over or along a certain course or in a certain direction
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To move or traverse across
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To have or put a leg on either side of
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To have a commanding position over
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To place a harness on something
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Leap or spring while supporting or propelling oneself with one or both hands or with the help of a pole
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Form or cause to form the curved shape of an arch
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To bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established
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Past tense for to turn or cause to turn or whirl round quickly
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“Her eyes were closed, and she would continue to spin around alone, smiling with her arms out.”
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Past tense for to be in a confused state with one's mind figuratively spinning
“My head would spin until I felt as if I would pass out.”
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Past tense for to recount or tell about, especially in an embellished manner
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“Subsequently, he tried to spin what had actually happened and became testy when public radio wouldn't let him wriggle out of his own words.”
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Past tense for to tell (usually fraudulently) in such a way as to render less severe or serious
“How should we spin this fiasco so that the public believes that it was actually in their best interest?”
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(of a person) Past tense for to move in a quick and lively way
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Past tense for to drive in a leisurely manner in an automobile
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Past tense for to roll a ball down a lane
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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Past tense for to give an account of
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Past tense for to throw something into the air such that it spins end over end, especially a coin
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Past tense for to move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps
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(slang) Past tense for to drive or ride in a casual or leisurely manner
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Past tense for to turn over, or cause to turn over, with a sudden quick movement
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Past tense for to draw someone or something out, to entice, to lure as if with trailing bait
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Past tense for to advertise or create publicity for
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Past tense for to prolong or lengthen
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Past tense for to turn thread or yarn into a piece of fabric
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