II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS

Length.

[Antonyms: shortness.]

[Nouns] length, longitude, span; mileage.

line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius.

lengthening; prolongation, production, protraction; tension, tensure; extension.

[Measures of length] line, nail, inch, hand, palm, foot, cubit, yard, ell, fathom, rood, pole, furlong, mile, league; chain; arpent, handbreadth, jornada [U.S.], kos, vara.

pedometer, perambulator; scale (measurement) [more].

[Verbs] be long; stretch out, sprawl; extend to, reach to, stretch to; make a long arm, "drag its slow length along."

render long; lengthen, extend, elongate; stretch; prolong, produce, protract; let out, draw out, spinout; drawl.

enfilade, look along, view in perspective.

[Adjectives] long, longsome; lengthy, wiredrawn, outstretched; lengthened; sesquipedalian (words) [more]; interminable, no end of; macrocolous.

linear, lineal; longitudinal, oblong.

as long as my arm, as long as today and tomorrow; unshortened (shorten [more]).

[Adverbs] lengthwise, at length, longitudinally, endlong, along; tandem; in a line (continuously) [more]; in perspective.

from end to end, from stem to stern, from head to foot, from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot, from top to toe; fore and aft.

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