Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 200 (Length)

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#200. Length.-- N. length, longitude, span; mileage; distance &c. 196.

line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius.

lengthening &c. v.; prolongation, production, protraction; tension, tensure[obs]; extension.

[Measures of length] line, nail, inch, hand, palm, foot, cubit, yard, ell, fathom, rood, pole, furlong, mile, league; chain, link; arpent[obs], handbreadth[obs], jornada [obs][U.S.], kos[obs], vara[obs].

[astronomical units of distance] astronomical unit, AU, light-year, parsec.

[metric units of length] nanometer, nm, micron, micrometer, millimicron, millimeter, mm, centimeter, cm, meter, kilometer, km.

pedometer, perambulator; scale &c. (measurement) 466.

V. be long &c. adj.; stretch out, sprawl; extend to, reach to, stretch to; make a long arm, "drag its slow length along."

render long &c. adj.; lengthen, extend, elongate; stretch; prolong, produce, protract; let out, draw out, spin out|!; drawl.

enfilade, look along, view in perspective.

distend (expand) 194.

Adj. long, longsome[obs]; lengthy, wiredrawn[obs], outstretched; lengthened &c. v.; sesquipedalian &c. (words) 577; interminable, no end of; macrocolous[obs].

linear, lineal; longitudinal, oblong.

as long as my arm, as long as today and tomorrow; unshortened &c. (shorten &c. 201)[obs].

Adv. lengthwise, at length, longitudinally, endlong[obs], along; tandem; in a line &c. (continuously) 69; in perspective.

from end to end, from stem to stern, from head to foot, from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot, from top to toe; fore and aft.