an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"
having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment that security"
the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual; "that result is of no consequence"
a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need"
act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb
an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who not enrolled as regular students
an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
the ability to raise the working leg high in the air; "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"
a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one to three letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"
a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan"