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Etymology

Old English lengþu

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
length

Plural
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length ({{{1}}})
  1. The measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object.
    • Robert Frost
      Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.
  3. (mathematics) Distance between the two ends of a line segment.
  4. (cricket) The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.

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