length

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unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile 440 yards , quarter mile
unit of length equal to half of 1 mile 880 yards , half mile
metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation A , angstrom , angstrom unit
vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song) ablaut
(physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye accommodation
British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet) Admiralty mile , geographical mile , mi , mile , nautical mile , naut mi
unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters air mile , international nautical mile , knot , mi , mile , nautical mile , naut mi
United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950) Al Jolson , Asa Yoelson , Jolson
mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsula Apennines
Russian unit of length (71 cm) archine
width times length area
unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers) Astronomical Unit , AU
relatively large silversides of the Pacific coast of North America (known to reach 18 inches in length) Atherinopsis californiensis , jacksmelt
length of time you can concentrate on some idea or activity attention span
statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original) augmentation
fasten with a length of sturdy material bar
straight length of material bar
folding chair for use outdoors; a wooden frame supports a length of canvas beach chair , deck chair
portable balance consisting of a pivoted bar with arms of unequal length beam scale , lever scale , steelyard
North American shrew with tail less than half its body length Blarina brevicauda , short-tailed shrew
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