Search results for span

We have found multiple words span. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
span English (Noun) (mathematics) the space of all linear combinations of something. (nautical) A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center [...](mathematics) the space of all linear combinations of something. (nautical) A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center [...]
span English (Verb) (intransitive, US, dated) To be matched, as horses.. (mathematics) to generate an entire space by means of linear combinations. To cover or extend over an area or time period.. To fetter, as a [...](intransitive, US, dated) To be matched, as horses.. (mathematics) to generate an entire space by means of linear combinations. To cover or extend over an area or time period.. To fetter, as a [...]

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