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Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

A receptacle in a church for holy water - especially one used in baptism

Extensionnoun

The state of being extended

Fontnoun

A receptacle for oil in a lamp.

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

(figuratively) spring, source, fountain

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Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

(typography) A set of glyphs of unified design, belonging to one typeface (e.g., Helvetica), style (e.g., italic), and weight (e.g., bold). Usually representing the letters of an alphabet and its supplementary characters.

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

In metal typesetting, a set of type sorts in one size.

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

In phototypesetting, a set of patterns forming glyphs of any size, or the film they are stored on.

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Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

In digital typesetting, a set of glyphs in a single style, representing one or more alphabets or writing systems, or the computer code representing it.

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

(computing) A computer file containing the code used to draw and compose the glyphs of one or more typographic fonts on a computer display or printer.

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

(figuratively) A source, wellspring, fount.

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Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

A complete assortment of printing type of one size, including a due proportion of all the letters in the alphabet, large and small, points, accents, and whatever else is necessary for printing with that variety of types; a fount.

Extensionnoun

(computing) A file extension.

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

Fontnoun

A fountain; a spring; a source.

‘Bathing forever in the font of bliss.’;

Extensionnoun

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

‘a browser extension’;

Fontnoun

A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing.

‘That name was given me at the font.’;

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

a specific size and style of type within a type family

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

bowl for baptismal water

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

a receptacle in a church for the water used in baptism, typically a free-standing stone structure.

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

a reservoir for oil in an oil lamp.

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.’;

Fontnoun

a source of a desirable quality or commodity; a fount

‘they dip down into the font of wisdom’;

Extensionnoun

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

Fontnoun

a set of type of one particular face and size

‘written material in a variety of fonts and formats’;

Extensionnoun

The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.

Font

In metal typesetting, a font was a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. Each font was a matched set of type, with a piece (a ) for each glyph, and a typeface consisting of a range of fonts that shared an overall design.

‘sort’;

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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