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Definition 1: the act of prolonging something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where prolongation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks

Synonyms for prolongation in the sense of this definition

(prolongation is a kind of ...) the act of continuing an activity without interruption

Definition 2: amount or degree or range to which something extends - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where prolongation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wire has an extension of 50 feet

Synonyms for prolongation in the sense of this definition

(prolongation is a kind of ...) the property of being of long spatial extent

"one gene causes shortness and the other causes longness"

(... is a kind of prolongation ) equality of extension or duration

Definition 3: the consequence of being lengthened in duration - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for prolongation in the sense of this definition

(prolongation is a kind of ...) continuance in time

"the ceremony was of short duration" "he complained about the length of time required"

(... is a kind of prolongation ) (music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest

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