# 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 in the system of Planck units that was originally proposed by physicist Max Planck, equal...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- measurement of the river length between source and mouth, that determine the precise meaning of "river length". As a result, the length measurements of many...
- 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...