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

SYNONYMS FOR extension

3 lengthening, protraction, continuation.
4 delay.

ANTONYMS FOR extension

OTHER WORDS FROM extension

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British Dictionary definitions for extensionality (1 of 2)

extensionality
/ (ɪkˌstɛnʃəˈnælɪtɪ) /

noun

logic the principle that sets are definable in terms of their elements alone, whatever way they may have been selected. Thus {a, b}={b, a}={first two letters of the alphabet}

British Dictionary definitions for extensionality (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 extensionality

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 extensionality

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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