Übersetzung von “length” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

length

nounlength /lɛŋkθ, lɛŋθ, lɛnθ/
countable-uncountable a measurement from one end of sth to the other
longueur feminine

He measured the length of the door.
Il a mesuré la longueur de la porte.

four strings of different lengths
quatre ficelles de longueurs différentes

a fish between seven and nine cms in length
un poisson mesurant de sept à neuf centimètres de long
-length
of the length mentioned
de long

a knee-length skirt
une jupe à hauteur du genou

a full-length mirror
un miroir en pied
countable-uncountable the time sth lasts
durée feminine

the length of the movie
la durée du fllm

two hours in length
deux heures de long

the length of time it takes to knit a sweater
le temps que cela prend de tricoter un pull
countable-uncountable the number of pages or words in a book, article, etc.
longueur feminine

the lengths of the two articles
les longueurs des deux articles
countable the distance from one end of a swimming pool to another
longueur feminine

She swam ten lengths.
Elle a nagé dix longueurs.
countable a long piece of sth
morceau masculine

a length of rope/string/wire
un morceau de corde/ficelle/fil
at length
formal for a long time
longuement

He spoke at length on the subject.
Il parla longuement sur le sujet.
formal for a long time
longuement

He spoke at length on the subject.
Il parla longuement sur le sujet.
go to great/any lengths
to do whatever is necessary to achieve sth
se donner beaucoup de mal

The company went to great lengths to keep the product secret.
L'entreprise s'est donné beaucoup de mal pour garder le produit secret.

(Übersetzung von “length” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

length

noun /leŋθ/

the distance from one end to the other of an object, period of time etc

longueur; durée
What is the length of your car?
Please note down the length of time it takes you to do this.

a piece of something, especially cloth

coupon
I bought a (3–metre) length of silk.

in racing, the measurement from end to end of a horse, boat etc

longueur
He won by a length
The other boat is several lengths in front.
lengthen verb

to make or become longer

(r)allonger
I’ll have to lengthen this skirt
The days are lengthening now that the spring has come.
lengthways/lengthwise adverb

in the direction of the length

dans le sens de la longueur
She folded the towels lengthways.
lengthy adjective

of great, often too great, length

(trop) long
This essay is interesting, but lengthy.
at length

in detail; taking a long time

en long et en large
She told us at length about her accident.

at last

enfin
At length, the walkers arrived home.
go to any lengths

to do anything, no matter how extreme, dishonest, wicked etc, to achieve a particular aim

ne reculer devant rien pour
She’d go to any lengths to get herself promoted.

(Übersetzung von “length” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)