Translation: from spanish

at some length

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  • at some length — at ( great/some/) length phrase for a long time and with a lot of detail Austin was questioned at length by detectives. The matter will be discussed at greater length this evening. Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • length — [ leŋθ ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount a measurement of how long something is in size: Cut the cloth to the required length. This beautiful bird is small, with a total length of about three inches. The length of your swimming pool is not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • length */*/*/ — UK [leŋθ] / US noun Word forms length : singular length plural lengths 1) [countable/uncountable] a measurement of how long something is in size Cut the cloth to the required length. This beautiful bird is small, with a total length of about… …   English dictionary

  • length — n. 1 measurement or extent from end to end; the greater of two or the greatest of three dimensions of a body. 2 extent in, of, or with regard to, time (a stay of some length; the length of a speech). 3 the distance a thing extends (at arm s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • length*/*/*/ — [leŋθ] noun 1) [C/U] a measurement of how long something is in size The boat was 16 feet in length.[/ex] 2) [C] the distance from one end of something to the other Carter ran half the length of the pitch to score a brilliant goal.[/ex] 3) [C/U] a …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • some time — noun A period of some length. Syn: some time yet …   Wiktionary

  • length — W2S2 [leŋθ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size)¦ 2¦(time)¦ 3¦(books/films etc)¦ 4 run/stretch/walk etc the (full) length of something 5 shoulder length/knee length etc 6 go to some/great/any lengths (to do something) 7 at (some/great etc) length 8 the length and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Length contraction — Length contraction, according to Hendrik Lorentz, is the physical phenomenon of a decrease in length detected by an observer in objects that travel at any non zero velocity relative to that observer. This contraction (more formally called Lorentz …   Wikipedia

  • Length — is the long dimension of any object. The length of a thing is the distance between its ends, its linear extent as measured from end to end. This may be distinguished from height, which is vertical extent, and width or breadth, which are the… …   Wikipedia

  • Length — (l[e^]ngth), n. [OE. lengthe, AS. leng[eth], fr. lang, long, long; akin to D. lengte, Dan. l[ae]ngde, Sw. l[ a]ngd, Icel. lengd. See {Long}, a. ] 1. The longest, or longer, dimension of any object, in distinction from {breadth} or {width}; extent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • length´i|ness — length|y «LEHNGK thee, LEHNG », adjective, length|i|er, length|i|est. 1. a) having unusually great length; long. b) (of speeches, a speaker, a writer, or the like) too long; long winded; tedious: »His directions were so le …   Useful english dictionary


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