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  • v. Present participle of extend.


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  • Including a patent term extension granted by the USPTO, the patent will have a term extending into

  • The Florida Keys, a 125-mile island chain extending from the southeastern tip of Florida, seemed the ideal destination.

    The Mid-Life Slam

  • A few contracts were for a set period of years, but with the prospect of the term extending indefinitely so long as the publisher was selling q copies or paying r dollars in royalties.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Constitution and the Virginia Human Rights Act, does not carry the legal weight of an executive order, one of which McDonnell issued early in his term extending safeguards to the state work force against prejudice on the basis of race, religion, gender and age -- but not sexual orientation.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • A Novice is one under probation for a term extending to at least a year, and it may extend to two or three years, after which vows are either taken or declined.


  • If thats what you call extending an olive branch, by questioning my loyaty to the broncos,

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Henney Dina Salwanney Suhaili was charged under Section 332 of the Penal Code, Chapter 22, and if found guilty, may be imprisoned for a term extending up to five years with a whipping.

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  • Given that most mammals have flexible skin extending from the upper arm to the body that might provide drag and/or lift in leaping, it’s even conceivable that more mammals ‘seem to glide’ than we presently acknowledge.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Our new working assumption, however, must be that it will for the foreseeable future remain Putin's Russia: a ruthless great power, determined to roll back the influence of the west and establish its own 19th-century style sphere of influence in the post-Soviet space; and one prepared to use violence, intimidation and extortion to realise its national interests, which it defines as extending to the "protection" of millions of Russians in other sovereign states around its borders - in Crimea, for example, a part of the sovereign state of Ukraine where slightly more than half the population identify themselves as Russians and the Kremlin has its Black Sea fleet harboured at Sevastopol.

    The Guardian World News

  • A worldwide characteristic of rocky shores is the vertical layers, or zones, of animals and plants extending from the species that are almost always immersed to those that are only wetted by the highest tides or wave splash.

    Archive 2009-05-01


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