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extensive  


      adj  
1    having a large extent, area, scope, degree, etc.; vast  
extensive deserts, an extensive inheritance     
2    widespread  
extensive coverage in the press     
3      (Agriculture)   involving or farmed with minimum expenditure of capital or labour, esp. depending on a large area of land  
   Compare       intensive       3  
4      (Physics)   of or relating to a property, measurement, etc., that is dependent on mass  
heat is an extensive property         Compare       intensive       7  
5      (Logic)  
a    of or relating to logical extension  
b    (of a definition) in terms of the objects to which the term applies rather than its meaning  
  extensively      adv  
  extensiveness      n  
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