Definition of Length. Meaning of Length. Synonyms of Length

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Definition of Length

Length
Length Length, v. t. To lengthen. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Length from wikipedia

- Length is a measure of distance. In the International System of Quantities, length is a quantity with dimension distance. In most systems of measurement...
- The focal length of an optical system is a measure of how strongly the system converges or diverges light; it is the inverse of the system's optical power...
- Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline. This length is important while docking...
- In physics, the Planck length, denoted ℓP, is a unit of length. It is also the reduced Compton wavelength of a particle with Planck m****. It is equal...
- Arc length is the distance between two points along a section of a curve. Determining the length of an irregular arc segment is also called rectification...
- In plasmas and electrolytes, the Debye length (also called Debye radius), named after Peter Debye, is a measure of a charge carrier's net electrostatic...
- A vessel's waterline length (abbreviated to L.W.L) is the length of a ship or boat at the level where it sits in the water (the waterline). The LWL will...
- A cable length or length of cable is a nautical unit of measure equal to one tenth of a nautical mile or approximately 100 fathoms. Due to anachronisms...
- Length contraction is the phenomenon that a moving object's length is measured to be shorter than its proper length, which is the length as measured in...
- linguistics, vowel length is the perceived length of a vowel sound: the corresponding physical measurement is duration. In some languages vowel length is an important...
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