extended
adjective Date: 15th century 1. drawn out in length especially of time <
an extended visit
>
2. a. fully stretched out <
an extended battle line
>
b. of a horse's gait performed with a greatly lengthened stride but without a break — compare collected c. intensive <
extended efforts
>
3. having spatial magnitude ; being larger than a point <
an extended source of light
>
4. extensive 1 <
made available extended information — Ruth G. Strickland
>
5. derivative 1, secondary 2a <
an extended sense of a word
>
6. of a typeface having a wider face than that of a standard typeface • extendedly adverbextendedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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