length / lɛŋkθ, lɛŋθ, lɛnθ /


length 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the longest extent of anything as measured from end to end: the length of a river.
  2. the measure of the greatest dimension of a plane or solid figure.
  3. extent from beginning to end of a series, enumeration, account, book, etc.: a report running 300 pages in length.
  4. extent in time; duration: the length of a battle.
  5. a distance determined by the extent of something specified: Hold the picture at arm's length.
  6. a piece or portion of a certain or a known extent: a length of rope.
  7. the quality or state of being long rather than short: a journey remarkable for its length.
  8. the extent to which a person might or would go in pursuing something: He went to great lengths to get what he wanted.
  9. a large extent or expanse of something.
  10. the measure from end to end of a horse, boat, etc., as a unit of distance in racing: The horse won by two lengths.
  11. Clothing. the extent of a garment related to a point it reaches, as on the wearer's body, the floor, or on a garment used as a standard of measurement: an ankle-length gown; a floor-length negligee; a three-quarter-length coat.
  12. Prosody, Phonetics. quantity, whether long or short. the quality of vowels.
  13. Bridge. the possession of four or more than four cards in a given suit.
  14. Theater Archaic. 42 lines of an acting part.

length 近义词

n. 名词 noun

extent of object, distance, time


  1. On Friday, the department confirmed that Clarkson was on unpaid leave and that none of his three predecessors had been off for the length of time he had been.
  2. Multicultural viewers identify with sports and especially musicConsumers gravitate towards videos that are culturally relevant to them and this highly correlates with overall viewing lengths.
  3. In contrast, skulls from dingoes in the unbaited region did not significantly change in length over the same time period.
  4. The length of the average meeting is down by 20%, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, which measured how digital communications have changed since workers went on lockdown this year.
  5. Trust that the blogger you’re pitching to have done their research and selected a specific length of all submissions for a reason.
  6. To his critics, he explained—sometimes at painful length—his reasoning against it.
  7. “It seems that the different standard is (based on) the length of the beard and outwardly display of piety,” Hamdani said.
  8. Hitchcock was fascinated when I pointed out the similarity, and considered it at some length.
  9. The camera dollied backward along the length of the tower's staircase while simultaneously its lens zoomed forward.
  10. People in the comments section were complaining about the length of one of these essays that ran in The New Yorker.
  11. It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
  12. These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.
  13. Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.
  14. At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
  15. The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.