Origin of duration
Examples from the Web for duration
Every couple, regardless of racial makeup, will hear this question countless times through the duration of their relationship.
In Illinois, such intervention programs last a minimum of 26 weeks; other states require the duration to last at least a year.
“Regularity is more important than duration so that it integrates into the mind and body,” says Cruikshank.
If duration of sleep is your problem, then a simple actigraph measure, like a smartphone sleep tracker, may work.
Women talk about everything when it comes to sex: size, position, duration.C’mon, Ladies, Masturbation Isn’t Just for Bad Girls|Emily Shire|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of a simple and solid edifice, it is not easy, however, to circumscribe the duration.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Another good suggestion in a case of this kind is to decrease the duration of the bath.Vitality Supreme|Bernarr Macfadden
To him it is indebted for its existence, and on his will depends the duration of that existence.The Principles of Masonic Law|Albert G. Mackey
The duration of their life as a perfect insect is six weeks.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
The duration of matter and imperishability of force.Material particles are thus the vehicles of force.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)|John William Draper
British Dictionary definitions for duration
Word Origin for duration
Word Origin and History for duration
late 14c., from Old French duration, from Medieval Latin durationem (nominative duratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin durare "harden" (see endure). Old legalese phrase for the duration popularized 1916 in reference to British enlistments in World War I.