2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Prolongation \Pro'lon*ga"tion\, noun [F. prolongation.]

1. The act of lengthening in space or in time; extension; protraction. --Bacon.

2. That which forms an additional length.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks" [syn: {prolongation}, {protraction}, {perpetuation}, {lengthening}]

2: amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet" [syn: {extension}, {lengthiness}, {prolongation}]

3: the consequence of being lengthened in duration [syn: {lengthiness}, {prolongation}, {continuation}, {protraction}]

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