Definitions of span

The word span uses 4 letters:anps.

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Scrabble US6
Scrabble UK6

- imp. & p. p. of Spin. 2

v. t. - The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. 2

v. t. - Hence, a small space or a brief portion of time. 2

v. t. - The spread or extent of an arch between its abutments, or of a beam, girder, truss, roof, bridge, or the like, between its supports. 2

v. t. - 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 so that both ends can be used. 2

v. t. - A pair of horses or other animals driven together; usually, such a pair of horses when similar in color, form, and action. 2

v. t. - To measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended, or with the fingers encompassing the object; as, to span a space or distance; to span a cylinder. 2

v. t. - To reach from one side of to the order; to stretch over as an arch. 2

v. t. - To fetter, as a horse; to hobble. 2

v. i. - To be matched, as horses. 2

imp. - of Spin 2


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