View definitions for spanning


adjective as in extending

adjective as in ranging

adjective as in reaching


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What’s more, the 13 states with mandates tallied 50,000 fewer excess deaths in a six-week span.

For example, last year, Qantas famously tested out three globe-spanning journeys it referred to as “research” flights for “Project Sunrise.”

Maryland does not release the names or positions of any player who contracts the virus, and the school has not provided information more specific than a cumulative total of positive results during these week-long spans.

Topics span a galaxy’s worth of technology, including 3D-printed rockets, earth observation data, orbital operations, ground station networks, launch services, broadband communications, defense operations and manufacturing in space.

The athletic department had a spike in cases in early September when 46 athletes, spanning 10 teams, tested positive for the coronavirus.

Spanning more than 150 years, the exhibit exhaustively distinguishes designer pieces from licensed copies, adaptations, and fakes.

I found this book made me feel connected to a community of sufferers both real and fictional, spanning centuries.

You stand on an unsteady pontoon bridge spanning the Tigris River in a township called Adh Dhouloueya.

These huge galaxies live in clusters: associations of hundreds or thousands of galaxies spanning millions of light-years across.

The other seven dispensaries, spanning from coast to coast, are death traps for thousands of sea organisms each year.

One of those which remained was an enormous spruce about ninety feet long, spanning the stream directly against Moran's Camp.

Captain Oliver Brown and Thompson were to hold the bridges spanning the two rivers.

All horrent the cobra exalts his hooded head, and the spanning jaws fly open.

Immediately in front the light sifts down upon a rude bridge spanning a narrow stream.

To reach it we crossed a small bridge spanning what seemed to be a small river with sluice-gates, just as we had thought.

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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spanning, such as: approaching, continuing, lengthening, ranging, spreading, and stretching.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.