expanse

Definitions:

  • A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
  • None
  • Expansion.
  • The distance or amount of expansion.
  • To expand; stretch out.
  • Expanded; spread out.
  • Separate; single: said especially of years in old planetary tables.
  • Spatial or superficial extension; an uninterrupted stretch or area, especially one of considerable extent.
  • Specifically In <em>zoology</em>, the extent or stretch of wing; the distance from tip to tip when the wings, as of an insect or a bird, are fully expanded. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="alar%20expanse">alar expanse</internalXref> or <em>extent.</em>
  • Enlargement; extension; expansion.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> See <internalXref urlencoded="extent">extent</internalXref>.
  • That which is expanded or spread out; a wide extent of space or body; especially, the arch of the sky.
  • To expand.
  • A wide <xref>stretch</xref>, usually of <xref>sea</xref>, <xref>sky</xref>, or <xref>land</xref>.
  • the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
  • a wide scope
  • a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
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