extent englannista suomeksi
The space, area, volume, etc., to which something extends.
''The extent of his knowledge of the language is a few scattered words.''
1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', I.xii:
- But when they came where that dead Dragon lay, / Stretcht on the ground in monstrous large extent
1827, (w), ''Universal Geography, or A Description of All the Parts of the World, on a New Plan'', Edinburgh: Adam Black, volume 6, book 101, (gbooks):
- The surface of the Balaton and the surrounding marshes is not less than 24 German square miles, or 384 English square miles; its principal feeder is the Szala, but all the water it receives appears inconsiderable relatively to its superficial extent, and the quantity lost in evaporation.
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(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)