## LENGTH

### Length

In geometric measurements,**length**is the longest dimension of an object. In other contexts "length" is the measured dimension of an object. For example it is possible to cut a length of a wire which is shorter than wire thickness.

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### length

#### Noun

- The measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object.
- duration
- The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.
- Distance between the two ends of a line segment.
- The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.
- : total extent
- The length of a book

- part of something that's long, a physical piece of something
- A length of rope

#### Verb

- To lengthen.

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