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Lenght vs. Length

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Which is correct: Lenght or Length

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Lenght

Misspelling of length.

Lengthnoun

The distance measured along the longest dimension of an object.

Lengthnoun

duration

Lengthnoun

(horse racing) The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.

Lengthnoun

(mathematics) Distance between the two ends of a line segment.

Lengthnoun

(cricket) The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.

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Lengthnoun

(figuratively) Total extent.

‘the length of a book’;

Lengthnoun

Part of something that is long; a physical piece of something.

‘a length of rope’;

Lengthverb

(obsolete) To lengthen.

Lengthnoun

The longest, or longer, dimension of any object, in distinction from breadth or width; extent of anything from end to end; the longest line which can be drawn through a body, parallel to its sides; as, the length of a church, or of a ship; the length of a rope or line.

Lengthnoun

A portion of space or of time considered as measured by its length; - often in the plural.

‘Large lengths of seas and shores.’; ‘The future but a length behind the past.’;

Lengthnoun

The quality or state of being long, in space or time; extent; duration; as, some sea birds are remarkable for the length of their wings; he was tired by the length of the sermon, and the length of his walk.

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Lengthnoun

A single piece or subdivision of a series, or of a number of long pieces which may be connected together; as, a length of pipe; a length of fence.

Lengthnoun

Detail or amplification; unfolding; continuance as, to pursue a subject to a great length.

‘May Heaven, great monarch, still augment your blissWith length of days, and every day like this.’;

Lengthnoun

Distance.

‘He had marched to the length of Exeter.’;

Lengthverb

To lengthen.

Lengthnoun

the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place;

‘the length of the table was 5 feet’;

Lengthnoun

continuance in time;

‘the ceremony was of short duration’; ‘he complained about the length of time required’;

Lengthnoun

the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end;

‘the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words’;

Lengthnoun

size of the gap between two places;

‘the distance from New York to Chicago’; ‘he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points’;

Lengthnoun

a section of something that is long and narrow;

‘a length of timber’; ‘a length of tubing’;

Lengthnoun

the measurement or extent of something from end to end; the greater of two or the greatest of three dimensions of an object

‘the fish reaches a length of 10 inches’; ‘the delta is twenty kilometres in length’;

Lengthnoun

the quality of being long

‘the length of the waiting list’;

Lengthnoun

the length of a swimming pool as a measure of the distance swum

‘fifty lengths of the pool’;

Lengthnoun

the length of a horse, boat, etc., as a measure of the lead in a race

‘the mare won the race by seven lengths’;

Lengthnoun

the extent of a garment in a vertical direction when worn

‘the length of her skirt’;

Lengthnoun

the full distance that a thing extends for

‘the muscles running the length of my spine’;

Lengthnoun

the full extent of one's body

‘he awkwardly lowered his length into the small car’;

Lengthnoun

the metrical quantity or duration of a vowel or syllable

‘the length of the syllable is isomorphic with the length of the syllabic vowel’;

Lengthnoun

the amount of time occupied by something

‘delivery must be within a reasonable length of time’;

Lengthnoun

a piece or stretch of something

‘the surviving length of track’; ‘a length of brown satin’;

Lengthnoun

an extreme to which a course of action is taken

‘they go to great lengths to avoid the press’;

Lengthnoun

the distance from the batsman at which a well-bowled ball pitches

‘Lewis tended to bowl short of a length’;

Lengthnoun

(in bridge or whist) the number of cards of a suit held in one's hand, especially when five or more

‘to open one heart with equal length in hearts and spades is in the modern Acol style’;

Length

Length is a measure of distance. In the International System of Quantities, length is a quantity with dimension distance.

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