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  • 1Span-of-control — is a term originating in military organization theory, but now used more commonly in business management, particularly human resource management. Span of control refers to the number of subordinates a supervisor has.In the hierarchical business… …

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  • 2span — span1 [span] n. [ME spanne < OE sponn, akin to Ger spanne < IE * (s)pen(d) , to pull, draw (> SPIN, Gr span, to pull) < base * spe , to pull, extend] 1. a unit of linear measure equal to nine inches, based on the distance between the… …

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  • 3Span (band) — SPAN was a Norwegian rock band that formed in 2000 from the ashes of two other outfits; Explicit Lyrics and Squid. Self proclaimed as Norwegian Turbo Rock n Roll Commandos [1], the band spent much of the years between 2002 and 2004 touring the UK …

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  • 4Span Developments — Limited was a British property development company formed in the late 1950s by Eric Lyons and Geoffrey Townsend. They teamed up, as developer and architect, with landscape designer Ivor Cunningham. During its most successful period in the sixties …

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  • 5SPAN magazine — SPAN is a bimonthly general interest magazine on India and the United States published in English, Hindi, and Urdu by the Embassy of the United States in New Delhi since November 1960. SPAN is now serving its third generation of Indians. SPAN… …

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  • 6Span — Span, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spanned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spanning}.] [AS. pannan; akin to D. & G. spannen, OHG. spannan, Sw. sp[ a]nna, Dan. sp[ae]nde, Icel. spenna, and perh. to Gr. ? to draw, to drag, L. spatium space. [root]170. Cf. {Spin}, v. t …

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  • 7span — [n] distance, duration amount, compass, extent, interval, length, measure, period, reach, space, spell, spread, stretch, term, time; concepts 756,807,822 Ant. extreme span [v] stretch over arch, bridge, connect, cover, cross, extend, ford, go… …

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  • 8span|sule — «SPAN suhl, syool», noun. 1. a capsule containing tiny grains of medicine that dissolve at different times to maintain a constant infusion of medicine into the body over the dosage period; time release capsule: »He swallowed a fifteen milligram… …

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  • 9Over the Hedge (film) — Over the Hedge Theatrical release poster Directed by Tim Johnson Karey Kirkpatrick …

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  • 10Over the River...Life of Lydia Maria Child, Abolitionist for Freedom — Over the River…Life of Lydia Maria Child, Abolitionist for Freedom Directed by Constance L. Jackson Starring James M. Black Michele Patterson Greta Muxworthy Beth Lockhart Jacob Conrad Release date(s) …

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  • 11span — ► NOUN 1) the full extent of something from end to end; the amount of space covered. 2) the length of time for which something lasts. 3) a wingspan. 4) a part of a bridge between piers or supports. 5) the maximum distance between the tips of the… …

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  • 12Span. — 1. Spaniard. 2. Spanish. * * * span1 «span», noun, verb, spanned, span|ning. –n. 1. a) the part between two supports: »The bridge crossed the river in three spans. b) …

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  • 13span — 01. The life [span] of Japanese women is the longest in the world. 02. Many young children today have an approximate attention [span] of about 15 minutes, or the time of a television show between commercials. 03. Raymond Bourque s hockey career… …

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  • 14span — span1 /span/, n., v., spanned, spanning. n. 1. the distance between the tip of the thumb and the tip of the little finger when the hand is fully extended. 2. a unit of length corresponding to this distance, commonly taken as 9 in. (23 cm). 3. a… …

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  • 15span — span1 [spæn] a past tense of ↑spin span 2 span2 n [: Old English; Origin: spann] 1.) a period of time between two dates or events over/within/in a span of sth ▪ Over a span of ten years, the company has made great progress. ▪ It ll be difficult… …

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  • 16span — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 length ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ broad, wide ▪ a broad span of interests ▪ clear ▪ …

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  • 17span — I. /spæn / (say span) noun 1. the distance between the tip of the thumb and the tip of the little finger when the hand is fully extended. 2. a unit of length corresponding to this distance, commonly taken as 9 inches or 23 cm. 3. a distance,… …

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  • 18Span and div — HTML HTML and HTML5 Dynamic HTML XHTML XHTML Mobile Profile and C HTML Canvas element Character encodings Document Object Model Font family HTML editor HTML element HTML Frames HTML5 video HTML scri …

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  • 19span — I [[t]spæn[/t]] n. v. spanned, span•ning 1) the full extent, stretch, or reach of something 2) a period of time during which something continues; duration 3) archit. civ a) the distance or space between two supports of a structure, as an arch or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20span — {{11}}span (n.1) distance between two objects, O.E. span distance between the thumb and little finger of an extended hand, probably related to M.Du. spannen to join, fasten (see SPAN (Cf. span) (n.2)). The Germanic word was borrowed into Medieval …

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