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extent

EN[ɪksˈtɛnt] [-ɛnt]
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  • Extent may refer to:

    Definition of extent in English Dictionary

  • NounPLextentsSUF-ent
    1. A range of values or locations.
      1. The space, area, volume, etc., to which something extends.
        1. The extent of his knowledge of the language is a few scattered words.
      2. (computing) A contiguous area of storage in a file system.
      3. AdjectiveCOMmore extentSUPmost extent
        1. OBS Extended.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • There is produced, however, at this temperature a cooked taste and the cream line is reduced to a greater extent than when the milk is heated and blown at 145° F.
            • It is interesting to observe, furthermore, that among the higher barbarians and civilized races, lust has become to a certain extent mentalized through hereditary memory and association.
            • Happily this situation can be helped to a great extent by the use of grids called egg crates, which prevent the light from spreading too broadly.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Extents of osteoblast differentiation were monitored by Alizarin red staining (A), and the mRNA levels of the PHD 1–3 and osteomarker marker genes were determined by RT-PCR (B).
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Deep elves die easier than most other races - glass cannons to an extreme extent.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            2. en extention
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            Grammatically, this word "extent" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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