extension

[ ik-sten-shuhn ]
/ ɪkˈstɛn ʃən /

noun

adjective

of or relating to extension courses.

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Origin of extension

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin extēnsiōn- (stem of extēnsiō). See extensive, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM extension

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British Dictionary definitions for extensional (1 of 2)

extensional
/ (ɪkˈstɛnʃənəl) /

adjective

relating to or characterized by extension
logic explicable solely in terms of extensions; ignoring differences of meaning that do not affect the extensionSee also extensionality, substitutivity, transparent context

Derived forms of extensional

extensionally, adverbextensionalism, noun

British Dictionary definitions for extensional (2 of 2)

extension
/ (ɪkˈstɛnʃən) /

noun

Word Origin for extension

C14: from Late Latin extensiō a stretching out; see extend
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Medical definitions for extensional

extension
[ ĭk-stĕnshən ]

n.

The act of straightening or extending a flexed limb.
A pulling or dragging force exerted on a limb in a distal direction.
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Scientific definitions for extensional

extension
[ ĭk-stĕnshən ]

Mathematics A set that includes a given and similar set as a subset.
Computer Science A set of characters that follow a filename and are separated from it by a period, used to identify the kind of file.
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