AskDefine | Define extent

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1 the point or degree to which something extends; "the extent of the damage"; "the full extent of the law"; "to a certain extent she was right"
2 the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent"

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  1. Range of values or locations.
  2. The space, area, volume etc. to which something extends.
    The extent of his knowledge of the language is a few scattered words.
  3. In the context of "computing": : An individual database extension.


range of values or locations
space, area, volume to which sthg extends
(computing) individual database extension

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Extent has several meanings:

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