Definition of 'length'
Example sentences containing 'length'
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Vogue editors go to great lengths to protect the identities of cover stars. The Sun (2017)All the rooms are linked by a corridor that runs the length of the north elevation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But many experts dispute its exact length. The Sun (2017)They can grow up to one metre in length. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just swim two lengths - keep it simple. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's a summer shuttle bus the full length. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was giving 9lb to my fancy and was less than three lengths behind him when sixth. The Sun (2016)He is a rapid learner and knows what to expect, talking at length about the requirements for batsmen in this part of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is no required waiting period or minimum length of stay. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a long jump of a length no one had dreamed of. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perform eight sets of four lengths total. The Sun (2014)This super mineral has been shown to increase the quality and length of deep sleep. The Sun (2015)On fine hair use on lengths and ends only. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She goes to great lengths to make people like her and fears being left alone and abandoned. Know Your Own Mind (1991)You talk about this at length in your book. Christianity Today (2000)Cambridge lost by less than a boat length. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The monotony of swimming lengths calms my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We attached the line to her collar and gave her the full length to run on. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990) Running the length of that passage is a narrow concrete path. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This will inhibit stride length and may build pressure in the upper back and neck joints. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Until then they had gone to great lengths to keep the relationship under wraps. The Sun (2010)The exact length of the time limit is less important than the fact of its existence. Trauma and Recovery (1992)They had talked at great length about the need to stop fascism. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)Then feed the other end of the rope through a length of plastic pipe. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is important because the average length of time clients are with us is ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is the length of my whole race! The Sun (2016)It shows the value of bowling persistent lines and lengths over long periods of time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Light at arm 's length and allow the fluid to burn off before cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pair finished 15 lengths clear and the winner has gone in again since. The Sun (2008)Of course, this is all quite tame compared with the lengths old film stars went to look good. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would be irresponsible to follow another car at 80mph only three cars' lengths behind. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A generous 8in was added in overall length, though front and rear legroom are still no better than average for the class. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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