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Synonyms for span

extend over


extend across


Synonyms for span

the measure of how far or long something goes in space, time, or degree

the period during which someone or something exists

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

Synonyms for span

the complete duration of something

the distance or interval between two points

Related Words

a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)

the act of sitting or standing astride

to cover or extend over an area or time period

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This piece of metal, according to Ajim, is about one handspan long (jangkal, about 20 cm) and about as broad as a lalang leaf (Imperata grass; about 1 cm).
And the third, Bernart de Ventadorn, who is a handspan less than Borneil, had in his father a good sergeant to shoot with a bow of laburnum, and his mother heated the oven and gathered vine-shoots.
When shoots are no more than a handspan tall and still solid, expose the crown and slide a sharp knife between a strong shoot and the crown of the plant, severing it without damaging the tubers.