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  • The trees are so big that it will take two men to span them. Cited from The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2, Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • The current structure is the third bridge to span this section of the river.
  • It is the fifth bridge to span the river at this general location.
  • The latter were to span three years and thirty-six different titles.
  • In such languages, it allows a single statement to span more than just one line.
  • It is a grand structure to span such a little river. Cited from A Walk from London to John O'Groat's, by Elihu Burritt
  • His character's appearance was initially to span just over August.
  • He wanted to do a full-on documentary, but he wanted it to span over a long time.
  • It was also the band's seventh tour to span over multiple legs.
  • A quarter is a period said to span three months.
  • It was the band's fifth tour to span over multiple legs.
  • Now, nothing is easier than to span out the bearing from time to time. Cited from The Art of Travel, by Francis Galton
  • Eight people are required to hold hands to span this tree's circumference.
  • These we often call natural bridges; but they were never intended to span streams. Cited from Canyons of the Colorado, by J. W. Powell
  • The focused spot size must be large enough to span across several pixels.
  • Space frames can be used to span large areas with few interior supports.
  • There is no neck in the world that I want my collar to span except my own. Cited from The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.), by Various
  • Are we perhaps like a child whose hand is too small to span an octave on the piano? Cited from A Preface to Politics, by Walter Lippmann
  • During the same period Valdobrev started to span his work on mainly European projects.
  • A prominent feature of the station was the large footbridge needed to span the four running lines.
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