When Obama signed off on the extension, the left jeered him with charges of rank capitulation.
These summits are a first step in a long-term commitment to save our young people and by extension, our country.
But only for the family; inmates cannot be awarded more than $10,000 because of an extension of the Son of Sam Law.
But trust a great musician to recognize a great song and, by extension, a great songwriter.
People—and the media, by extension—could take the bull by the horns and lead by example.
The extension of the empire, therefore, is an extension of religion.
It was simply an extension of the usage of aristocratic households.
It also assists in the movement of extension of the hand as a whole.
The extension of slavery ought to be barred by all legal means.
The Congress should consider the extension of the eight-hour law.
c.1400, from Old French extension (14c.) and directly from Latin extensionem/extentionem (nominative extensio/extentio), noun of action from past participle stem of extendere (see extend). In a concrete sense, "extended portion of something" (a railroad, etc.), from 1852. Telephone sense is from 1906.
extension ex·ten·sion (ĭk-stěn'shən)
The act of straightening or extending a flexed limb.
A pulling or dragging force exerted on a limb in a distal direction.