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Noun
Plural for the full extent or scope of something
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“The moon would peek out every now and then, but it was mostly hidden behind monstrous black clouds that stretched across the span of the sky.”
Noun
Plural for the length of time for which something lasts
“During the three million years of the Pleistocene, man evolved very rapidly, so that substantial differences are apparent in this time span.”
Noun
Plural for a time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year
Noun
Plural for an area of land, typically a large one
Noun
Plural for two or more animals, especially horses, in harness together to pull a vehicle
Noun
Plural for a curved symmetrical structure
Noun
Plural for a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity
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Noun
Plural for something intended to reconcile or connect two seemingly incompatible things
Noun
Plural for a category of people or things that are similar or fall between specified limits
Noun
Plural for bridge
Verb
(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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
(somewhat rare) To measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended
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“I span the width of the cupboard using my hands in a clumsy attempt at measuring its length.”
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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 cut or divide into parts
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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 (entirely) cover a range or area
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To bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established
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