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(of a bridge, arch, etc.) Past tense for 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.”
Past tense for to cover or extend over an area or period of time
“After a silent moment that seemed to span an eternity, she turned to him again.”
(somewhat rare) Past tense for to measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended
“I span the width of the cupboard using my hands in a clumsy attempt at measuring its length.”
Past tense for to be positioned over or along a certain course or in a certain direction
Past tense for to move or traverse across
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Past tense for to cut or divide into parts
Past tense for to have or put a leg on either side of
Past tense for to have a commanding position over
Past tense for to (entirely) cover a range or area
Past tense for to bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established
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