HyperDic: extension

English > 12 senses of the word extension:
NOUNtimeextensiona mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt
actextensionact of expanding in scope
communicationextension, propagationthe spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
actextension, extension service, university extensionan educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities / universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
actextensionact of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
communicationextension, filename extension, file name extensiona string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters
cognitionextension, reference, denotationthe most direct or specific meaning / meaning of a word or expression
attributeextensionthe ability to raise the working leg high in the air
attributeextension, lengthiness, prolongationamount or degree or range to which something extends
artifactextension, telephone extension, extension phonean additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
artifactextension, elongationan addition to the length of something
artifactextension, annex, annexe, wingan addition that extends a main building
extension > pronunciation
Soundsihksteh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt.
Example"they applied for an extension of the loan"
Broaderdelay, hold, time lag, postponement, waitTime during which some action is awaited
Spanishprórroga
Catalanpròrroga
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAct of expanding in scope; making more widely available.
Example"extension of the program to all in need"
Narrowerspread, spreadingAct of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
stretchextension to or beyond the ordinary limit / limit
Broaderexpansion, enlargementThe act of increasing / increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
Spanishextensión
Catalanextensió
Verbsextendextend in scope or range or area
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.
Synonympropagation
Broaderdissemination, airing, public exposure, spreadingThe opening of a subject / subject to widespread discussion and debate
Spanishpropagación
Catalanpropagació
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities / universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students.
Synonymsextension service, university extension
Partsextension courseA course offered as part of an extension service
Broadereducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activityThe activities of educating / educating or instructing
Spanishextensión universitaria
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAct of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb.
NarrowerhyperextensionGreater than normal extension
BroaderstretchingAct of expanding by lengthening or widening
Oppositeflexion, flexureAct of bending a joint
Catalanextensió
Verbsextendextend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename.
Examples
  • "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"
  • "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"
Synonymsfilename extension, file name extension
Part offilename, file name, computer filename, computer file name(computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files
BroaderstringA linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
Spanishextensión
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningThe most direct or specific meaning / meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to.
Example"the extension of 'satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos"
Synonymsreference, denotation
Broadermeaning, substanceThe idea that is intended
Spanishdenotación, extensión, referencia
Catalandenotació, extensió, referència
Adjectivesextensionaldefining a word by listing the class of entities to which the word correctly applies
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 8, attribute
MeaningThe ability to raise the working leg high in the air.
Examples
  • "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"
  • "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"
BroaderdanceAn artistic form of nonverbal communication
propertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 9, attribute
MeaningAmount or degree or range to which something extends.
Example"the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
Synonymslengthiness, prolongation
NarrowercoextensionEquality of extension or duration
BroaderlongnessThe property of being of long spatial extent
Spanishextensión, largo, longitud, prolongación
Catalanextensió, llargada, llargària
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningAn additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line.
Synonymstelephone extension, extension phone
Broadertelephone, phone, telephone setelectronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
Spanishextensión, extensión telefónica, supletorio, teléfono supletorio
Catalanextensió, extensió telefònica, supletori, telèfon supletori
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningAn addition to the length of something.
Synonymelongation
Broaderaddition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
Spanishalargamiento, extensión
Catalanallargament, extensió
English > extension: 12 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningAn addition that extends a main building.
Synonymsannex, annexe, wing
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
NarrowerellAn extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
Broaderaddition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
Spanishala, anexo, pabellón
Catalanala

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