Extention vs. Extension - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Extention (noun)

    misspelling of extension

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

    The state of being extended

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

    A file extension.

    "Files with the .txt extension usually contain text."

  • Extension (noun)

    An optional software component that adds functionality to an application.

    "a browser extension"

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

    The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion.

  • Extension (noun)

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

Princeton's WordNet

  • Extension (noun)

    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"

  • Extension (noun)

    act of expanding in scope; making more widely available;

    "extension of the program to all in need"

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

    act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb

  • Extension (noun)

    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"

  • Extension (noun)

    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"

  • Extension (noun)

    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"

  • Extension (noun)

    amount or degree or range to which something extends;

    "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"

  • Extension (noun)

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

  • Extension (noun)

    an addition to the length of something

  • Extension (noun)

    an addition that extends a main building

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