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Extension vs. Expansion

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Extensionnoun

The act of extending; a stretching out; enlargement in length or breadth; an increase

Expansionnoun

The act or process of expanding.

‘The expansion of metals and plastics in response to heat is well understood.’;

Extensionnoun

The state of being extended

Expansionnoun

The fractional change in unit length per unit length per unit temperature change.

Extensionnoun

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space (or time, e.g. "spatiotemporal extension")

Expansionnoun

A new addition.

‘My new office is in the expansion behind the main building.’;

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Extensionnoun

A part of a building that has been extended from the original

Expansionnoun

A product to be used with a previous product.

‘This expansion requires the original game board.’;

Extensionnoun

(semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.

Expansionnoun

That which is expanded; expanse; extended surface.

Extensionnoun

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Expansionnoun

(steam engines) The operation of steam in a cylinder after its communication with the boiler has been cut off, by which it continues to exert pressure upon the moving piston.

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Extensionnoun

(medicine) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Expansionnoun

The act of expanding or spreading out; the condition of being expanded; dilation; enlargement.

Extensionnoun

(weightlifting) An exercise in which an arm or leg is straightened against resistance.

Expansionnoun

That which is expanded; expanse; extend surface; as, the expansion of a sheet or of a lake; the expansion was formed of metal.

‘The starred expansion of the skies.’;

Extensionnoun

(fencing) A simple offensive action, consisting of extending the weapon arm forward.

Expansionnoun

Space through which anything is expanded; also, pure space.

‘Lost in expansion, void and infinite.’;

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Extensionnoun

(telecommunication) A numerical code used to specify a specific telephone in a telecommunication network.

Expansionnoun

an increase in the production of goods and services over time, and in the volume of business transactions, generally associated with an increase in employment and an increase in the money supply. Opposite of contraction.

Extensionnoun

(computing) A file extension.

‘Files with the .txt extension usually contain text.’;

Expansionnoun

The developed result of an indicated operation; as, the expansion of (a + b)2 is a2 + 2ab + b2.

Extensionnoun

(computing) An optional software component that adds functionality to an application.

‘a browser extension’;

Expansionnoun

The operation of steam in a cylinder after its communication with the boiler has been cut off, by which it continues to exert pressure upon the moving piston.

Extensionnoun

(logic) The set of tuples of values that, used as arguments, satisfy the predicate.

Expansionnoun

The enlargement of the ship mathematically from a model or drawing to the full or building size, in the process of construction.

Extensionnoun

(grammar) A kind of derivative morpheme applied to verbs in Bantu languages.

Expansionnoun

an enlarged or extended version of something, such as a writing or discourse; as, the journal article is an expansion of the lecture she gave.

Extensionnoun

The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.

Expansionnoun

an expansion joint. See below.

Extensionnoun

That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space.

Expansionnoun

the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

Extensionnoun

Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; - correlative of intension.

‘The law is that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension.’; ‘The extension of [the term] plant is greater than that of geranium, because it includes more objects.’;

Expansionnoun

a discussion that provides additional information

Extensionnoun

The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line.

Expansionnoun

adding information or detail

Extensionnoun

The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.

Extensionnoun

A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt.

Extensionnoun

a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt;

‘they applied for an extension of the loan’;

Extensionnoun

act of expanding in scope; making more widely available;

‘extension of the program to all in need’;

Extensionnoun

the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

Extensionnoun

an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular students

Extensionnoun

act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

Extensionnoun

a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename;

‘most applications provide extensions for the files they create’; ‘most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS’;

Extensionnoun

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to;

‘the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos’;

Extensionnoun

the ability to raise the working leg high in the air;

‘the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension’; ‘good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability’;

Extensionnoun

amount or degree or range to which something extends;

‘the wire has an extension of 50 feet’;

Extensionnoun

an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line

Extensionnoun

an addition to the length of something

Extensionnoun

an addition that extends a main building

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