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span

noun uk   /spæn/ us  

span noun (TIME)

[C usually singular] the period of time that sometimes exists or happens: He has a short attention/concentration span. an average life span of 70 years Over a span of just three years, the new government has transformed the country's economic prospects.
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span noun (LENGTH)

[C] the length of something from one end to the other: huge wings with a span of over a metre
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[C] the area of a bridge, etc. between two supports: The bridge crosses the river in a single span.

span

verb uk   /spæn/ us  

span verb (SPIN)

past simple of spin

span verb (TIME)

[T] (-nn-) to exist or continue for a particular length of time: Tennis has a history spanning several centuries. Her acting career spanned almost six decades.

span verb (BRIDGE)

[T] (-nn-) If a bridge spans a river, it goes from one side to the other: An old bridge spans the river just outside the town.

span

adjective uk   /spæn/ us  
spick and span →  spick and span
(Definition of span from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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