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Definition of Extension

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.

Meaning of Extension from wikipedia

- Look up extension, extend, or extended in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Extension, extend or extended may refer to: Axiom of extensionality Extensible...
- extension is a Galois extension whose Galois group is abelian. When the Galois group is also cyclic, the extension is also called a cyclic extension....
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- In residential telephony, an extension telephone is an additional telephone wired to the same telephone line as another. In middle 20th century telephone...
- In mathematics, an algebraic extension is a field extension L/K such that every element of the larger field L is algebraic over the smaller field K; that...
- Life extension is the concept of extending the human lifespan, either modestly through improvements in medicine or dramatically by increasing the maximum...
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- In mathematics, particularly in algebra, a field extension is a pair of fields K⊆L,{\displaystyle K\subseteq L,} such that the operations of K are those...
- Sign extension (sometimes abbreviated as ****t, particularly in mnemonics) is the operation, in computer arithmetic, of increasing the number of bits of...