HyperDic: protraction

English > 2 senses of the word protraction:
NOUNattributeprotraction, lengthiness, prolongation, continuationthe consequence of being lengthened in duration
actprotraction, prolongation, perpetuation, lengtheningthe act of prolonging something
English > protraction: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe consequence of being lengthened in duration.
Synonymslengthiness, prolongation, continuation
Narrowerfermata(music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
Broaderduration, lengthcontinuance in time
Spanishdilatación, prolongación
Verbsprotractlengthen in time
English > protraction: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of prolonging something.
Synonymsprolongation, perpetuation, lengthening
Broadercontinuance, continuationThe act of continuing an activity without interruption
Spanishalargamiento, perpetuación, prolongación
Catalanperpetuació, prolongació
Verbsprotractlengthen in time

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