HyperDic: duration

English > 3 senses of the word duration:
NOUNtimeduration, continuancethe period of time during which something continues
timeduration, continuancethe property of enduring or continuing in time
attributeduration, lengthcontinuance in time
duration > pronunciation
Soundsduh'rey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > duration: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of time during which something continues.
Synonymcontinuance
NarrowerclockingThe time taken to traverse a measured course
longueurA period of dullness or boredom (especially in a work of literature or performing art)
residence timeThe period of time spent in a particular place
ruleThe duration of a monarch's or government's power
spanThe complete duration of something
stretch, stintAn unbroken period of time during which you do something
time scaleAn arrangement of events used as a measure of duration
value, time value, note value(music) the relative duration of a musical note
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishcontinuación, continuidad, duración, permanencia, persistencia
Catalancontinuïtat, duració, permanència, persistència
English > duration: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe property of enduring or continuing in time.
Synonymcontinuance
BroadertimeThe continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
Spanishcontinuidad, duración, permanencia, persistencia
Catalancontinuïtat, duració, durada, permanència
English > duration: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningcontinuance in time.
Example"the ceremony was of short duration"
Synonymlength
Attributeslongprimarily temporal sense
shortprimarily temporal sense
Narrowerbrevity, briefness, transienceThe attribute of being brief or fleeting
endlessnessThe property of being (or seeming to be) without end
impermanence, impermanencyThe property of not existing for indefinitely long durations
lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protractionThe consequence of being lengthened in duration
longnessduration as an extension
permanence, permanencyThe property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration
shortnessThe property of being of short temporal extent
Broadertemporal propertyA property relating to time
Spanishduración
Catalanduració, durada

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