Extension

Extension may refer to:
* Extension (kinesiology), a movement of a joint in which one part of the body is moved away from another.
* Extension (metaphysics), the property of taking up space
* Extension (semantics), the set of things to which a property applied
* Extension (mathematics); an extension of some structure is another structure which contains the original structure
* Extension (geology)
* Extension (telephone), an internal telephone line attached to a PBX or Centrex system
* Software extension, a computer program that is not useful in its own right but designed to be incorporated in another piece of software
** System Extension, a particular type of this software on the classic Mac OS
** Extension, a type of add-on for Firefox and other Mozilla projects
* Filename extension, a suffix to the name of a computer file applied to show its format
* Tension (physics)
* Extension (community development), the building of community capacity by outsiders, for instance, agricultural extension
* Extension, a cheerleading stunt in which a flyer is held in the air by the bases' fully extended arms
* Extension, the classical name for the "Mc1r" gene.
* Extension (music), a set of notes that fit outside the standard range
* Extension, BC is a small former coal-mining village near Nanaimo, BC, Canada
* Enamel extension in dentistry
* Extension cable
* Extensive property, in physics, a property which depends on the system size or the amount of material in the system
* Extension school, a school for continuing education
* Hair extensions, strands of hair added to supplement a person's existing hair
* Eyelash extensions
* Extensions the 1979 album by The Manhattan Transfer
* Extension of universal health care.


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  • extension — [ ɛkstɑ̃sjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1361; bas lat. extensio, de extendere « étendre » 1 ♦ Didact. Action de se développer dans le sens de la longueur; son résultat. « Une matière ductile qui par son extension devient un filet herbacé » (Buffon). ⇒ allongement …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Extension — • Philosophical term. From Lat. ex tendere, to spread out Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Extension     Extension     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • extension — ex·ten·sion n: an increase in length of time; specif: an increase in the time allowed under an agreement Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. extension …   Law dictionary

  • extensión — sustantivo femenino 1. Acción y resultado de extender o extenderse: la extensión de la crisis económica, la extensión de un incendio, la extensión de brazos y piernas. La extensión de la enfermedad es imparable. El monte era un obstáculo para la… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Extension — (zu lat. extendere ‚ausdehnen, ausweiten‘, bzw. Lehnwort aus dem engl., dann [ɪkˈstɛnʃən]) steht für: engl. hair extension, eine künstliche Haarverlängerung die Streckung eines Gelenkes (z. B. die Aufrichtung der Wirbelsäule), siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Extensión — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Extensión puede referirse a: Extensión (anatomía), cuando una parte del cuerpo se aleja de otra parte del cuerpo, pivotando en una articulación. Extensión (música), el intervalo entre el sonido más grave y el más… …   Wikipedia Español

  • extension — Extension. s. f. v. Estenduë, Tout corps a extension. on ne peut s imaginer qu il y ait de la quantité, où il n y a point d extension. On dit fig. Extension de privilege, extension d authorité, pour dire, Augmentation d authorité, augmentation de …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Extension — Ex*ten sion, n. [L. extensio: cf. F. extension. See {Extend}, v. t.] 1. The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extensión — f. Acción muscular en la que dos miembros se alejan hasta disponerse más o menos alineados. Se opone a flexión. Medical Dictionary. 2011. extensión movimiento mediante el cual dos segmentos de …   Diccionario médico

  • extensión — (Del lat. extensĭo, ōnis). 1. f. Acción y efecto de extender o extenderse. 2. Línea conectada a una centralita. 3. Biol. y Med. Preparación para examen microscópico, generalmente de sangre, exudados o cultivos bacterianos, en la que estas… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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