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Translation of "length" - English-Spanish dictionary

length

noun   /leŋθ/
B1 how long something is from one end to the other longitud The room is over eight metres in length. What length are the curtains?
the amount of time that something lasts duración the length of a movie
→  Idioms go to great lengths to do something
(Definition of length from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

length

noun /leŋθ/
the distance from one end to the other of an object, period of time etc longitud, largo What is the length of your garden? Please note down the length of time it takes you to do this.
a piece of something, especially cloth pedazo, trozo I bought a (3–metre) length of silk.
in racing, the measurement from end to end of a horse, boat etc largo He won by a length The other boat is several lengths in front.
lengthen verb
to make or become longer alargar 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 longitudinalmente, a lo largo She folded the towels lengthways.
lengthy adjective ( comparative lengthier, superlative lengthiest)
of great, often too great, length largo, extenso, prolongado This essay is interesting, but lengthy.
at length
in detail; taking a long time en detalle, a fondo, largo y tendido She told us at length about her accident.
at last por fin 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 hacer lo que sea para conseguir algo She’d go to any lengths to get herself promoted.
(Definition of length from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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