Extense

Definitions

  • Showing layout of an extensive building, including alae and peristylium
    Showing layout of an extensive building, including alae and peristylium
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Extense Outreaching; expansive; extended, superficially or otherwise. "Men and gods are too extense ;
      Could you slacken and condense?"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A large living area, with extensive decoration on walls and ceiling A large living area, with extensive decoration on walls and ceiling
Capital showing extensive floral decoration Capital showing extensive floral decoration
Showing extensive foliage decoration Showing extensive foliage decoration
Showing extensive interwoven leaf and stem forms and animals Showing extensive interwoven leaf and stem forms and animals
The top of the arch forms a horse-shoe shape, with extensive decoration above The top of the arch forms a horse-shoe shape, with extensive decoration above
Showing extensive and complex decoration on the walls and vaulted ceiling Showing extensive and complex decoration on the walls and vaulted ceiling
Showing extensive decoration to interior and dome Showing extensive decoration to interior and dome
Showing arched entrance surrounded with extensive decoration Showing arched entrance surrounded with extensive decoration

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In ancient Rome, lead poisoning was a prevalent disease amongst the wealthy because of their extensive use of lead. Many Roman women died because of lead poisoning caused by the use of make-up that contained lead
    • extense Extended.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Almonds are the oldest, most widely cultivated and extensively used nuts in the world.
    • Extense (obs.) extensive
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Quotations

  • Earl Nightingale
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    “Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.”
  • Anthony Sampson
    Anthony Sampson
    “In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation.”
  • Gerald G. Jampolsky
    Gerald G. Jampolsky
    “Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.”
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    “Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.”
  • Paul Theroux
    Paul Theroux
    “Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.”
  • Edward Johnson
    Edward Johnson
    “What we believe is more important than our material existence, therefore warfare is a legitimate extension of values.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. extensus, p. p. See Extend (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. extendĕre, extentum, or extensumex, out, tendĕre, to stretch.

Usage

In literature:

These are very important, and as will be shown further on, very extensive fields.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
It grows extensively in the northern part of the British provinces.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Occasionally the disorder prevails so extensively as to constitute an epidemic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
In return for their services the ports enjoyed extensive privileges.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
The bibliography of horology is very extensive.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
In Nicaragua, Honduras and Panama, coffee is extensively cultivated, and all export the product.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Besides the Dolomites included in the above region there are several other Dolomite groups (though less extensive) in the Alps.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
Sand-pump dredgers, designed and arranged by Mr Darnton Hutton, were extensively used on the Amsterdam Ship Canal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
In Africa also the extension of Mahommedan power was pursued energetically.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
In the present chapter I have borrowed extensively from Professor Robinson's essay.
"American World Policies" by Walter E. Weyl
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In poetry:

The sweetnesse and the praise were thine;
But the extension and the room,
Which in thy garland I should fill, were mine
At thy great doom.
"Employment" by George Herbert
Did not the wily fiend observe with pain,
That prayer lessen'd his extensive sway,
And seem'd most likely to subvert his reign,
He ne'er wou'd hinder any one to pray.
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
As late I journey'd o'er the extensive plain
Where native Otter sports his scanty stream,
Musing in torpid woe a Sister's pain,
The glorious prospect woke me from the dream.
"Life" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
But morning calls thee hence. — Yet one scene more
My fostering love shall lead thee to explore.
This, thy last sight, with careful eyes survey,
And mark th' extensive nature of my sway."
"The Triumphs Of Temper : Canto V." by William Hayley
She patronized extensively a man, Ulysses Gunne,
Whose mode of earning money was a low and shameful one.
He wrote for certain papers, which, as everybody knows,
Is worse than serving in a shop or scaring off the crows.
"Delilah" by Rudyard Kipling
Says the Prince to him, `You know, far away you'll have to go,
To a pleasant little island off the coast of Africay,
Where they tell me that the view of the ocean deep and blue,
Is remarkable extensive, and it's there you'll have to stay.'
"After Waterloo" by Robert Fuller Murray

In news:

Building Permit Cap Extension.
Extensive surgery succeeded in repairing much of the damage done to a 6-year-old girl attacked by three pit bulls Tuesday afternoon.
I know local farmers are working hard to finish up their farm taxes and are attending many of the great OSU Extension workshops being held across the region.
Featured speakers will include Dr Cody Wright, SDSU Extension Beef Specialist.
While living and working in Europe, I traveled extensively during my time off.
The exposure to BPA from canned food "is far more extensive" than from plastic bottles, said Shanna Swan, a professor and researcher at the University of Rochester in New York.
Oklahoma State University Extension Entomologist.
The University of Missouri is part of the land-grant system and is designed with three functions: research, teaching and Extension.
Judge grants extension of injunction against use of Delaware Township farm by exotic car co mpany .
A story about the extension of an injunction against an exotic car co mpany operating out of a Delaware Township farm is drawing discussion among NJ.com users.
The company has worked with cardiologists in the US, as well as ophthalmologists on websites, but nothing as extensive as the European project.
Senator Tom Carper (D-Del) toured ILC Dover on Aug 20 to see the Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership in action.
Despite extensive security systems, the robbers got away.
Dan Gill is extension horticulturist with the LSU Ag Center.
AN extensive campaign for Maybelline Inc that begins tomorrow is going to roar "Great".
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In science:

Extensions of modules and abelian extensions of groups and Lie algebras are standard topics in treatises on Homological Algebra.
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
We will construct an extension E = hχ, E , Ai of A by ⊠iMi from the extensions Ei .
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
We previously defined factor sets of extensions of A by M , and then defined extensions of an A-overalgebra Q by M .
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
An important example of monogenic valuation ring extensions is provided by unfiercely ramified extensions, i.e. finite separable extensions of local fields with separable residue extensions (see III 6 Proposition 12).
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
Let L be a finite separable extension of K , and L′ be a finite separable extension of K ′ , such that L ⊂ L′ .
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
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