Definition of coextend in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkōəkˈstend/

Entry from US English dictionary


Extend equally through the same space or period of time.
Example sentences
  • Nebulin is a giant protein of skeletal muscle which coextends with actin filaments.
  • According to mystical traditions, the living human body is coextended by a duplicate.
  • It seems that concepts can differ even when they not only necessarily coextend but when the words that express them are synonymous.

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Syllabification: co·ex·tend

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