# 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A unit of length refers to any arbitrarily chosen and accepted reference standard for measurement of length. The most common units in modern use are the...
- In physics, the attenuation length or absorption length is the distance λ {\displaystyle \lambda } into a material when the probability has dropped to...
- Length of pull (sometimes abbreviated as LOP) is the distance from the trigger to the part of a rifle or shotgun which fits against the shoulder of the...
- The overall length (OAL) of an ammunition cartridge is a measurement from the base of the br**** s**** casing to the tip of the bullet, seated into the...
- ichthyology, including taxonomy and fisheries biology. Standard length (SL) is the length of a fish measured from the tip of the snout to the posterior...