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-length US English

Reaching up to or down to the place specified

length US English

The measurement or extent of something from end to end; the greater of two or the greatest of three dimensions of a body

length US Thesaurus

a length of three or four yards

at length US English

In detail; fully

calf-length US English

(Of footwear or an item of clothing) reaching the calves

full-length US English

Of the standard length

half-length US English

Of approximately half the normal length

hip-length US English

(Of a garment) reaching down to the hips

knee-length US English

(Especially of an item of clothing) reaching the knees

path length US English

The overall length of the path followed by a light ray or sound wave

tea-length US English

Denoting a dress or skirt of a length that falls above the ankle and below the knee

word length US English

The number of bits in a word

arm's length New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

ankle-length US English

(Of footwear or an item of clothing) reaching the ankles

arm's-length US English

Avoiding intimacy or close contact

dress length US English

A piece of material long enough to make a dress

floor-length US English

(Especially of clothing) reaching down to the floor

focal length US English

The distance between the center of a lens or curved mirror and its focus

feature-length US English

Of the length of a typical feature film or program

shoulder-length US English

(Of hair) reaching down to the shoulders

at arm's length US English

Away from the body, with the arm fully extended

the length and breadth of US English

The whole extent of

keep someone/something at arm's length US English

Avoid intimacy or close contact with someone or something

at length in length US English

In detail; fully

restriction fragment length polymorphism US English

A variation in the length of restriction fragments produced by a given restriction enzyme in a sample of DNA. Such variation is used in forensic investigations and to map hereditary disease

at arm's length in arm1 US English

Away from the body, with the arm fully extended

keep someone/something at arm's length in arm1 US English

Avoid intimacy or close contact with someone or something

one's length in length US English

The full extent of one’s body

at length in length US Thesaurus

the preacher spoke at length


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