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length

Pronunciation: /lɛŋθ/

Translation of length in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 (longest measurement) طول (plural: أَطْوال) what is the length of the plank?, what length is the plank? ما طولُ اللَوْحِ؟ to be 15 cm/50 km in length كانَ طولُهُ 15 سم \ 50 كم it's twice the length of the original bridge طولُهُ ضِعْفُ طولِ الجِسْرِ الأَصْليِّ the road runs the length of the valley يَمْتَدُّ الطَريقُ بِطولِ الوادي the length and breadth of Ireland في طولِ إيرْلَنْدا وَعَرْضِها
  • 2 (of a book, movie, list) طول (plural: أَطْوال) he can't concentrate for any length of time لا يَسْتَطيعُ التَرْكيزَ لِأَيِّ فَتْرةٍ من الوَقْتِ for a considerable length of time لِفَتْرةٍ طَويلةٍ من الزَمَنِ
  • 3notice the length of the vowels/notes in … لاحِظْ طولَ الحُروفِ المُتَحَرِّكةِ \ النَغَماتِ في ...
  • 4 (piece of string, cable, wood) قِطْعة (plural: قِطَع) to cut the cloth into two metre lengths قَصَّ القُماشَ قِطْعَتَيْنِ طولُ كُلٍّ مِنْهُما مِتْرَيْنِ
  • 5 (in swimming) [ طول حَمّامِ السِباحةِ ]

plural noun/جمع (lengths)

  • to go to great lengths to do sth بَذَلَ قُصارى جُهْدِهِ لِفِعْلِ شَيْءٍ the family is willing to go to any lengths to rescue her الأُسْرةُ مُسْتَعِدّةٌ لِأَنْ تَفْعَلَ أَيَّ شَيْءٍ مُمْكِنٍ لِإنْقاذِها

adverbial phrase/عبارة ظرفية (at length)

[formal/رسمي]
  • 1 (for a long time) ‫لِمُدّةٍ طَويلةٍ‬ we have examined the issue at length دَرَسْنا المَسْأَلةَ بالتَفْصيلِ
  • (length in combination/مركبة مع كلمة أخرى)
    shoulder-length hair شَعْر طولُهُ للكَتِفِ floor-length curtains سَتائِر طولُها للأَرْضيّةِ

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