例句1. some of these amphibians grew to a length of three or four metres
例句2. there has been a tremendous increase in the length of time spent on remand
To keep at arm′s length
corrugated nail of iron or steel (incl. those in the length or in strip form)
This length of cloth will make me a suit.
Bend sb′s ear:talk boringly and at length to someone
envelope ,glass,open (and glass parts thereof),without fittings,for electric lamps and electronic valves and tubes(excl. tubes merely cut to length )
An amount or length of film or videotape.
Rumor tied the scar, which ran the length of his face, to a knifing.
a full-length mirror;a full-length robe.
Test method for measuring flat length on slices of electronic materials
felt of coarse animal hair in the piece or cut to length (excl. floor coverings and that for use in machinery or plant),not impregnated,coated,covered,laminated or embroidered
He always speaks plausibly and at length about others′ criticism of him.
An inch is a measure of length .
Either of the two times during a year when the sun crosses the celestial equator and when the length of day and night are approximately equal;the vernal equinox or the autumnal equinox.
Reflecting prisms--Optical axis,length of opticalaxis,axial section and optical parallelism
kerchief with no side exceeding 60cm in length ,knitted or crocheted
The length of a visit
Textile glass--Woven fabrics--Determination of number of yarns per unit length of warp and weft
textile felt,in piece or cut in length (excl. floor coverings and that for use in machinery or plant),not impregnated,coated,covered,laminated or embroidered
textile felt in the piece or cut to length coated or impregnated with asphalt or tar (excl. floor coverings)
textile felt reinforced with textile threads or wire in the piece or cut to length (excl. floor coverings and that for use in machinery or plant),not embroidered
textile felt rubberized,containing more than 50% by weight of textile materials in the piece or cut to length (excl. floor coverings and than for use in machinery or plant)
cord ,textile,cut to length ,with knots,loops or metal or glass eyelets,for use on jacquard or other looms
cord ,textile,whether or not impregnated,coated or reinforced with metal in the piece or cut to length ,for use in machinery or plant as packing or lubricating material
stitch-bonded felt,consisting of a web of textile fibres the cohesion of which is enhanced by the picking up of fibres from the web itself in the piece or cut to length (excl. floor coverings)
A tone produced on a stringed instrument by lightly touching an open or stopped vibrating string at a given fraction of its length so that both segments vibrate.
The tiger-sharks range in length from nine to fourteen [between nine and fourteen] feet.
Textile fibres--Determination of length and length distribution of staple fibres--Measurement of single fibres
ntuple length register
Debye′s screening length
1.(in bridge or whist) the number of cards of a suit held in one's hand, especially when five or more.
‘to open one heart with equal _length_ in hearts and spades is in the modern Acol style’
‘Ones of longer _lengths_ win, with high cards breaking ties and loose high cards breaking further ties.’
2.A piece or stretch of something.
‘a _length_ of brown satin’
‘the surviving _length_ of track’
3.An extreme to which a course of action is taken.
‘they go to great _lengths_ to avoid the press’
‘I told Sean I go to great _lengths_ to look like his mom.’
4.The amount of time occupied by something.
‘delivery must be within a reasonable _length_ of time’
‘The main cause is the tidal pull of the Moon, which has slowed the day _length_ by about two hours over the past 400 million years.’
5.The distance from the batsman at which a well-bowled ball pitches.
‘Lewis tended to bowl short of a _length_ ’
‘The score had moved on to 168 for 1 in the 36th over when Sachin Tendulkar bowled a ball just short of a _length_ outside off-stump.’
6.The extent of a garment in a vertical direction when worn.
‘the _length_ of her skirt’
‘The _length_ and the more structured cut makes it easy to pair with the rest of your wardrobe.’
7.The full distance that a thing extends for.
‘the muscles running the _length_ of my spine’
‘She was dressed in a long peachy pink dress that hugged her bust tightly, and was long and loose for the rest of the garment’s _length_ .’
8.The full extent of one's body.
‘he awkwardly lowered his _length_ into the small car’
9.The length of a horse, boat, etc., as a measure of the lead in a race.
‘the mare won the race by seven _lengths_ ’
‘The Go for Gin colt won an allowance race by eight _lengths_ at Belmont Park on June 7 in his last start.’
10.The length of a swimming pool as a measure of the distance swum.
‘fifty _lengths_ of the pool’
‘I decided to attempt to swim two _lengths_ of the pool underwater on a single breath, a feat that I have accomplished a couple of times before.’
11.The measurement or extent of something from end to end; the greater of two or the greatest of three dimensions of an object.
‘the delta is twenty kilometres in _length_ ’
‘the fish reaches a _length_ of 10 inches’
12.The metrical quantity or duration of a vowel or syllable.
‘the _length_ of the syllable is isomorphic with the _length_ of the syllabic vowel’
‘As Navajo is a tone language, an error in tone or vowel _length_ can be embarrassing to the listener.’
13.The quality of being long.
‘the _length_ of the waiting list’
独上高台望四海 手揽云月傍天飞， 落叶重重已十月 归鸟凄凄啼心扉。