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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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The Rapid Ring Spanning Tree solution allows us to save considerable fiber leasing costs by building a ring topology, while still maintaining optimum network protection.
Internal testing has shown our RRSTP technology to operate 60 times faster than conventional spanning trees in Ethernet-based metro networks.
The new features include Layer 2 and Layer 3 access control lists, IronSpan(TM) for improved Spanning Tree Protocol performance, Foundry's IronClad Quality of Service, and BGP4 and OSPF routing enhancements.
IronSpan for Enhanced Spanning Tree Protocol Support
We engineer robust, elegant, efficient software solutions for information mining and security problems, thus we've changed our name to Spanning Tree Technologies Inc.