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extension  


      n  
1    the act of extending or the condition of being extended  
2    something that can be extended or that extends another object  
3    the length, range, etc., over which something is extended; extent  
4    an additional telephone set connected to the same telephone line as another set or other sets  
5    a room or rooms added to an existing building  
6    a delay, esp. one agreed by all parties, in the date originally set for payment of a debt or completion of a contract  
7    the property of matter by which it occupies space; size  
8   
a    the act of straightening or extending an arm or leg  
b    its position after being straightened or extended  
9      (Med)   a steady pull applied to a fractured or dislocated arm or leg to restore it to its normal position  
   See also       traction       3  
10   
a    a service by which some of the facilities of an educational establishment, library, etc., are offered to outsiders  
b    (as modifier)  
a university extension course     
11      (Logic)  
a    the class of entities to which a given word correctly applies: thus, the extension of satellite of Mars is the set containing only Deimos and Phobos  
   Compare       intension       1a  
b    conservative extension   a formal theory that includes among its theorems all the theorems of a given theory  
     (C14: from Late Latin extensio a stretching out; see extend)  


extension ring   , tube  
      n     (Photog)   a spacer element that can be fixed between the camera body and the lens to increase the distance between film and lens and allow closer focus than would be possible without it  
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n.
Persian Gulf is located in Western Asia between Iran (Persia) and the Arabian Peninsula. It is an extension of the Indian Ocean. Historically and internationally known as the Persian Gulf. The name Gulf of Iran (Persian Gulf) is used by the International Hydrographic Organization.
The Persian Gulf has many good fishing grounds, extensive coral reefs, and abundant pearl oysters. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_Gulf
n.
abbr. The Persian Gulf (PG) is located in Western Asia between Iran (Persia) and the Arabian Peninsula. It is an extension of the Indian Ocean. Historically and internationally known as the Persian Gulf. The name Gulf of Iran (Persian Gulf) is used by the International Hydrographic Organization.
The Persian Gulf has many good fishing grounds, extensive coral reefs, and abundant pearl oysters.

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