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length British & World English

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

-length British & World English

Reaching up to or down to the place specified

length English Thesaurus

some of these amphibians grew to a length of three or four metres

at length British & World English

In detail; fully

calf-length British & World English

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

full-length British & World English

Of the standard length

half-length British & World English

Of approximately half the normal length

hip-length British & World English

(Of a garment) reaching down to the hips

knee-length British & World English

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

path length British & World English

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

tea-length British & World English

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

word length British & World English

The number of bits in a word

arm's length New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

ankle-length British & World English

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

arm's-length British & World English

Avoiding intimacy or close contact

dress length British & World English

A piece of material long enough to make a dress

floor-length British & World English

(Especially of clothing) reaching down to the floor

focal length British & World English

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

feature-length British & World English

Of the length of a typical feature film or programme

shoulder-length British & World English

(Of hair) reaching down to the shoulders

at arm's length British & World English

Away from the body, with one’s arm fully extended

measure one's length British & World English

(Of a person) fall flat on the ground

restriction fragment length polymorphism British & World 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 British & World English

Away from the body, with one’s arm fully extended

one's length in length British & World English

The full extent of one’s body

at length in length English Thesaurus

he spoke at length of his suitability for the job

measure one's length in measure British & World English

(Of a person) fall flat on the ground


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