Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of span.

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Examples

  • It spanned from the forecastle-head to the forecastle-house, next to the 'midship house, and then to the poop.

    CHAPTER VI

  • That portion which spanned from the mizzen-mast to the 'midship-house was missing, while the starboard boat on the' midship-house was a splintered mess.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • Her life spanned from the Wright Brothers flight at Kitty Hawk, through both wars to end all war, the depression, the civil rights movement and disco.

    EGC Clambake for December 21, 2005

  • Virginia's longest offensive gain spanned 13 yards, and it was the first time North Carolina had held a team to fewer than 200 yards in five years.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • It spanned from the forecastle-head to the forecastle-house, next to the 'midship house, and then to the poop.

    Chapter 6

  • That portion which spanned from the mizzen-mast to the 'midship-house was missing, while the starboard boat on the' midship-house was a splintered mess.

    Chapter 30

  • He declined to give more detail but said the calls spanned various points during the roughly 18 months Kogan had been held awaiting trial.

    FOXNews.com

  • The story, in short, spanned all of time and all of space, with a moral and ethical problem. '

    TrekWeb - Browse, Bicker, and Boldly Go (Star Trek)

  • He declined to give more detail but said the calls spanned various points during the roughly 18 months Kogan had been held awaiting trial.

    WRAL.com Top Stories

  • I couldn't tell what it saw or thought, but felt its expressionless expression spanned aeons through which the evolution of seeing and thinking had changed much between the newt and me.

    Country Diary: Wenlock Edge

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