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English definition of “span”

span

noun (LENGTH)    /spæn/
[C] the length of something from one end to the other: huge wings with a span of over a metre → See also wingspanMeasurements in general [C] the area of a bridge , etc. between two supports : The bridge crosses the river in a single span.Bridges
(Definition of span noun (LENGTH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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