Definition of extention
1. extension [ n ] a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt
Examples: "they applied for an extension of the loan"
(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)
If , in the trustee 's judgment , `` reasonable market conditions '' did not prevail during any given year , he was to be allowed to petition the court for an extension of time within the ten year period .
(Your Federal Income Tax. 1962 Edition (Revised to...)
Under unusual circumstances a resident individual may be granted an extension of time to file a return .
You may apply for such an extension by filing Form_2688 , Application_For_Extension_Of_Time_To_File , with the District_Director_of_Internal_Revenue for your district , or you may make your application in a letter .
( 1 ) your reasons for requesting an extension , ( 2 ) whether you filed timely income_tax_returns for the 3 preceding years , and ( 3 ) whether you were required to file an estimated return for the year , and if so whether you did file and have paid the estimated tax payments on or before the due_dates .
Extensions are not granted as a matter_of_course , and the reasons for your request must be substantial .Synonyms extension Related Terms delay
2. extension [ n ] act of expanding in scope; making more widely available
Examples: : "extension of the program to all in need"
(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
In_other_words , the promulgators of the murder plan made clear that physically exterminating the Jews was but an extension of the anti-Semitic measures already operating in every phase of German life , and that the new conspiracy counted_on the general anti-Semitism that had made those measures effective , as a readiness for murder .
(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)
In_general , friendly contact with a member followed by contact with a clergyman will account_for a major share of recruitment by the churches , making it quite evident that the extension of economic integration through co-optation is the principal form of mission in the contemporary church ; economic integration and co-optation are the two methods by which Protestants associate with and recruit from the neighborhood .
(Grants-in-Aid and Other Financial Assistance...)
The 1954 Amendments completely changed the financing of the vocational_rehabilitation_program , providing_for a three part grant structure - for ( 1 ) basic support ; ( 2 ) extension and improvement ; and ( 3 ) research , demonstrations , training and traineeships for vocational_rehabilitation - and in_addition for short-term training and instruction .
(Hugh Kelly and Ted Ziehe, "Glossary Lookup Made Easy"...)
An extension of the principle would permit entering a grammatic description of each form .
(Committee for Economic Development, Distressed...)
An extension of this program into the other distressed areas should be undertaken .Synonyms extension Related Terms expansion stretch spread widen
3. extension [ n ] the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regionsUsed in print:
(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
In 1920 , the Lambeth_Conference repeated its 1908 condemnation of contraception and issued `` an emphatic warning against the use of unnatural means for the avoidance of conception , together_with the grave dangers - physical , moral , and religious - thereby incurred , and against the evils which the extension of such use threaten the race '' .
(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
The Americanegro_Suite is in_a_sense an extension of the Cotton_Club songs in_that it is a collection of Negro songs , not for a night_club , but for the concert stage .Synonyms extension propagation Related Terms dissemination propagate
4. extension [ n ] an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular studentsUsed in print:
(Committee for Economic Development, Distressed...)
Courses are provided mainly for post high_school day programs ; but sometimes arrangements also are made for high_school students to attend , and evening extension courses also may be conducted .Synonyms extension university_extension extension_service Related Terms education extension_course
5. extension [ n ] act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limbUsed in print:
(Mr. America, 4:6...)
It 's a complete thigh contraction extension exercise .Synonyms extension Related Terms contraction flexion stretching hyperextension stretch
6. extension [ n ] the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to
Examples: "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos"
7. extension [ n ] the ability to raise the working leg high in the air
Examples: "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension" "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"
8. extension [ n ] an addition to the length of somethingSynonyms extension elongation Related Terms addition elongate
9. extension [ n ] a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename
Examples: "most applications provide extensions for the files they create" "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"
10. extension [ n ] amount or degree or range to which something extends
Examples: : "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
11. extension [ n ] an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone lineSynonyms extension_phone telephone_extension extension Related Terms telephone
12. extension [ n ] an addition that extends a main buildingSynonyms annexe extension wing annex Related Terms addition ell ell building
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