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length/ˈlɛŋθ/noun
plurallengths
length
/ˈlɛŋθ/
noun
plurallengths
Learner's definition of LENGTH  
: the distance from one end of something to the other end: a measurement of how long something is
[noncount]
[count]
— see also focal length
   b [noncount] : the size or extent of a piece of writing
   c [noncount] : the quality or state of being long
[noncount] : the amount of time something lasts
[count] : the length of something used as a unit of measure
— see also at arm's length at 1arm
[count] : a piece of something that is long and thin or narrow
[noncount] : a measure of how far down on your body something (such as your hair or a piece of clothing) reaches

at length

: for a long time
: in a full or complete way
literary : after a long time

go to any length

orgo to any/extreme/great (etc.) lengths
: to make a great or extreme effort to do something

the length and breadth of

: through all parts of (a place)
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