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Meaning of PROLONGATION

Pronunciation:  `prowlong'geyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
  2. [n]  the consequence of being lengthened in duration
  3. [n]  amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
 

PROLONGATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: continuation, extension, lengthening, lengthiness, perpetuation, protraction, protraction
 
 See Also: continuance, continuation, duration, length, longness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro`lon*ga"tion\, n. [F. prolongation.]
1. The act of lengthening in space or in time; extension;
   protraction. --Bacon.

2. That which forms an additional length.

 

 

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