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Extension

Extension Ex*ten"sion, n. [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.] 1. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion. 2. (Physics) That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space. 3. (Logic & Metaph.) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension. The law is that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension. --Sir W. Hamilton. The extension of [the term] plant is greater than that of geranium, because it includes more objects. --Abp. Thomson. 4. (Surg.) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line. 5. (Physiol.) The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion. 6. (Com.) A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt. Counter extension. (Surg.) See under Counter. Extension table, a table so constructed as to be readily extended or contracted in length.

Extension Ex*ten"sion, n. [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See Extend, v. t.] 1. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion. 2. (Physics) That property of a body by which it occupies a portion of space. 3. (Logic & Metaph.) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; -- correlative of intension. The law is that the intension of our knowledge is in the inverse ratio of its extension. --Sir W. Hamilton. The extension of [the term] plant is greater than that of geranium, because it includes more objects. --Abp. Thomson. 4. (Surg.) The operation of stretching a broken bone so as to bring the fragments into the same straight line. 5. (Physiol.) The straightening of a limb, in distinction from flexion. 6. (Com.) A written engagement on the part of a creditor, allowing a debtor further time to pay a debt. Counter extension. (Surg.) See under Counter. Extension table, a table so constructed as to be readily extended or contracted in length.

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- of Google Chrome 9.0. Google Chrome Extensions are browser extensions that modify Google Chrome. These extensions are written using web technologies like...

- A filename extension or file type is an identifier specified as a suffix to the name of a computer file. The extension indicates a characteristic of the...

- The leg extension is a resistance weight training exercise that targets the quadriceps muscle in the legs. The exercise is done using a machine called...

- The X video extension, often abbreviated as XVideo or Xv, is a video output mechanism for the X Window System. The protocol was designed by David Carver;...

- Life extension is the idea of extending the human lifespan, either modestly – through improvements in medicine – or dramatically by increasing the maximum...

- Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education. The field of 'extension' now...

- In abstract algebra, a field extension L/K is called algebraic if every element of L is algebraic over K, i.e. if every element of L is a root of some...

- In residential telephony, an extension telephone is an additional telephone wired to the same telephone line as another. In middle 20th century telephone...

- In abstract algebra, a normal extension is an algebraic field extension L/K for which every polynomial that is irreducible over K either has no root in...

- of Google Chrome 9.0. Google Chrome Extensions are browser extensions that modify Google Chrome. These extensions are written using web technologies like...

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