# 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...
- 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 plasmas and electrolytes, the Debye length λ D {\displaystyle \lambda _{\rm {D}}} (also called Debye radius), is a measure of a charge carrier's net...
- 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 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...
- Arc length is the distance between two points along a section of a curve. Determining the length of an irregular arc segment by approximating the arc segment...
- 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...
- A vessel's length at the waterline (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...
- In physics, the attenuation length or absorption length is the distance λ {\displaystyle \lambda } into a material when the probability has dropped to...
- A feature film or feature-length film is a narrative film (motion picture or "movie") with a running time long enough to be considered the prin****l or...