Noun: length lengkth
- The linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
"the length of the table was 5 feet"
- Continuance in time
"he complained about the length of time required";
- The property of being the extent of something from beginning to end
"the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
- Size of the gap between two places
"he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points";
- A section of something that is long and narrow
"a length of timber"; "a length of tubing"
Derived forms: lengths
See also: long, short
Type of: dimension, extent, fundamental measure, fundamental quantity, physical property, section, segment, size, temporal property
Encyclopedia: Length, distance, or range meter