span

All Noun Verb
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  • In its ten year span, the record has been broken numerous times.
  • The team had only three winning records over this span and never finished higher than fourth place.
  • In a career spanning over four decades he has directed six feature films.
  • As an adult, she wrote her first book in a two-year span.
  • A three-way bridge has three separate spans which meet near the center of the bridge.
  • Each production's life span is determined by its success with the audience.
  • The village spans from north to south but only from east to west.
  • His service to his state and nation spanned more than forty years.
  • She has had a long, successful career that has spanned nearly six decades.
  • The album is notable for only including one song, which spans the entire album.
  • Their debut album was recorded over a five-year span and earned positive critical notice.
  • It is the only two-span covered bridge still in use.
  • Each of the complex's five bridge spans has its own name.
  • For instance, span is lower for long words than for short words.
  • There she discovered her letters to him spanning twenty-three years.
  • Eventually, it became a global political movement within a generation's time span.
  • The events related in a given episode might occur in hours, or might span a few months.
  • These languages typically are limited to an area spanning about one day's walk.
  • His career spanned seven decades, during which he became known for many different roles.
  • The tour eventually stretched across the world and would span three years.
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Meaning of span

  • noun The complete duration of something
    the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun The distance or interval between two points
  • noun A unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)