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span

noun [C]
 
 
/spæn/
TIME the period of time that something exists or happens
süre, zaman, zaman aralığı
a short attention span an average life span of seventy yearsPeriods of time - general words
DISTANCE the length of something from one end to the other
açıklık, ara, mesafe, uzaklık
a wing span of five metresMeasurements in general
span verb [T] ( present participle spanning, past tense and past participle spanned) to exist or continue for a particular distance or length of time
sürmek, kapsamak
Her acting career spanned almost forty years.Continue and last
(Definition of span from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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