DICTIONARY


Definition of SPAN

noun : SPAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the distance or interval between two points ;

  • 4. (

    ) a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches) ;

  • 5. (

    ) a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc. ;

verb : SPAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor"; "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries" ;


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