prolongation


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Synonyms for prolongation

the act of making something longer or the condition of being made longer

Synonyms for prolongation

the act of prolonging something

amount or degree or range to which something extends

the consequence of being lengthened in duration

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Nay more, in proportion as the use of machinery and division of labour increases, in the same proportion the burden of toil also increases, whether by prolongation of the working hours, by increase of the work exacted in a given time or by increased speed of the machinery, etc.
But the matter of this morning's speech was so extraordinary that it might have been the prolongation of a nightmare: a man in bonds having to listen to weird and unaccountable speeches against which, he doesn't know why, his very soul revolts.
Where the land slopes abruptly under water, these reefs are only a few yards in width, forming a mere ribbon or fringe round the shores: where the land slopes gently under the water the reef extends further, sometimes even as much as a mile from the land; but in such cases the soundings outside the reef always show that the submarine prolongation of the land is gently inclined.
In the six existing Books he has given almost exhaustive expression to a richly creative imagination, and additional prolongation would have done little but to repeat.
Benjamin Allen; and while the boy in the gray livery, marvelling at the unwonted prolongation of the dinner, cast an anxious look, from time to time, towards the glass door, distracted by inward misgivings regarding the amount of minced veal which would be ultimately reserved for his individual cravings; there rolled soberly on through the streets of Bristol, a private fly, painted of a sad green colour, drawn by a chubby sort of brown horse, and driven by a surly-looking man with his legs dressed like the legs of a groom, and his body attired in the coat of a coachman.
that man's soul is that prolongation of his spinal marrow which forms
The most precise of her sayings seemed always to me to have enigmatical prolongations vanishing somewhere beyond my reach.
L'US Tataouine avait ouvert la marque par Ayoub Jertila a la 26' et Wajdi Mejri a egalise a la 80' et le but de la qualification a ete l'oeuvre de Bilel Touati dans la deuxieme prolongation (90+24').
QT prolongation refers to the prolonged QT interval in electrocardiography (ECG) which can even lead to life-threatening events such as ventricular arrhythmias, torsades de pointes, etc.
En prolongation, Mohamed Harat et ses coequipiers sont parvenus a reprendre l'avantage pour s'imposer finalement avec un ecart de 6 points (71-65).
A traditional assessment in this area entitled Systematic Disfluency Analysis [16] defined the prolongation as an atypical disfluency ("inappropriate duration of a phoneme or an element of a diphthong which may or may not be accompanied by qualitative characteristics such as pitch change, increased audible tension or visible tension").
Results: Nifedipine was found to be more effective than GTN, as prolongation of pregnancy beyond 48 hours was more frequent (74 %) with nifedipine than GTN (40%) with P value less than 0.
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a prolongation until 30 June 2016 of the government guarantee scheme for credit institutions in Cyprus.
Romano Ward syndrome is an inherited condition characterized by prolongation of QT interval, evident on electrocardiogram, associated with syncope and life threatening arrhythmias and ultimately sudden cardiac death.
Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy" is a chronic cardiac dysfunction, characterised by blunted contractile responsiveness to stress and altered diastolic relaxation with electrophysiological abnormalities, such as prolongation of the QT interval, all occurring in the absence of any other cardiac disease.