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expanse 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ikˈspans/,
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expanses, plural;
  1. An area of something, typically land or sea, presenting a wide continuous surface
    • - the green expanse of the forest
  2. The distance to which something expands or can be expanded
    • - the moth has a wing expanse of 20 to 24 mm

  1. sweep: a wide scope; "the sweep of the plains"
  2. area: the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
  3. a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
  4. The Expanse is a '''' novel, which was released in October 2003.
  5. Several films and episodes of the science fiction franchise Star Trek were set in distinct regions of space. Some of these fictional locations exhibited anomalous physical properties. Others were defined as sensitive buffer zones under political accords.
  6. A wide stretch, usually of sea, sky, or land; An amount of spread or stretch
  7. a wide, open are or surface; a stretch