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Definitions of length:
  • noun:   a section of something that is long and narrow
    Example: "A length of timber"
  • noun:   the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place
    Example: "The length of the table was 5 feet"
  • noun:   the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end
    Example: "The editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
  • noun:   continuance in time
    Example: "He complained about the length of time required"
  • noun:   size of the gap between two places
    Example: "He determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"

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