Definition of Spans. Meaning of Spans. Synonyms of Spans

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Definition of Spans

Span
Span Span, archaic imp. & p. p. of Spin.
Span
Span Span, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spanned; p. pr. & vb. n. Spanning.] [AS. pannan; akin to D. & G. spannen, OHG. spannan, Sw. sp["a]nna, Dan. sp[ae]nde, Icel. spenna, and perh. to Gr. ? to draw, to drag, L. spatium space. [root]170. Cf. Spin, v. t., Space, Spasm.] 1. To measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended, or with the fingers encompassing the object; as, to span a space or distance; to span a cylinder. My right hand hath spanned the heavens. --Isa. xiviii. 13. 2. To reach from one side of to the order; to stretch over as an arch. The rivers were spanned by arches of solid masonry. --prescott. 3. To fetter, as a horse; to hobble.
Span
Span Span, v. i. To be matched, as horses. [U. S.]

Meaning of Spans from wikipedia

- as spans Nebbiolo, an Italian wine grape also known as Span Linear span, n, in linear algebra Span, v, in linear algebra Span (category theory) <span>,...
- bridges have the longest spans of any type of bridge. Cable-sta**** bridges, the next longest design, are practical for spans up to just over 1 kilometre...
- subspace spanned by S, or by the vectors in S. Conversely, S is called a spanning set of W, and we say that S spans W. Alternatively, the span of S may...
- factor of sixteen. For long-distance rope spans, used as power line, antenna or for aerial tramways, see list of spans. Gere, James M.; Goodno, Barry J. Mechanics...
- Spanning may refer to: Disc spanning, a feature of CD and DVD burning software File spanning, the ability to package a single file or data stream into...
- that spans the given subset, is known to be NP-Complete. A related problem is the k-minimum spanning tree (k-MST), which is the tree that spans some subset...
- Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN; /ˈsiːˌspæn/) is an American pay television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry...
- list of spans, either used for overhead line crossings of rivers, sea straits or valleys, as antenna or for aerial tramways. At these spans the sag of...
- This list of continuous bridge spans ranks the world's continuous truss bridges in two First by the length of main span (the longest length of unsupported...
- organization of some time in the past it was not uncommon to see average spans of 1-to-4 or even less. That is, one manager supervised four employees on...
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