- n.长度，长; 时间的长短; （语）音长; 一段，一节;
- 复数: lengths;
He expounded his views on the subject to me at great length.
This room is twice the length of the kitchen.
The average length of a woman's menstrual cycle is 28 days.
Certainly, I wouldn't have wanted to be stuck on a desert island with her for any length of time.
It is about a metre in length.
He struck a match, and held it at arm's length.
At length my father went into the house.
Allow for some shrinkage in both length and width.
Despite its length and convoluted plot, "Asta's Book" is a rich and rewarding read.
The area can easily be worked out if you know the length and the breadth.
He skated the length of the rink without stopping.
I bought a skirt length of tweed.
At length he returned.
They paced out the length of the garden.
Well, we have discussed the matter at length.
At length the young lady raised her head and looked steadily at his intelligent face.
He talked at length about his work and his family.
It is good practice to write to a certain length.
The scholar discoursed at great length on the poetic style of John Keats.
The prospecting team has traversed the length and breadth of the land.
She rambled on at great length but she didn't get to the heart of the matter.
You must measure the length by rule and line.
Give me a piece of rope, any length will do.
The length of their driving experience.
Was it because of the growing attraction of the Internet, video games and endless TV channels? Never disconnecting from work? No matter how it happened, millions of Americans are putting their health, quality of life and even length of life in danger.
The length of the workday, for many workers, is defined by time.
Although many attribute Kodak's downfall to "complacency(自满) ," that explanation doesn't acknowledge the lengths to which the company went to reinvent itself.
That's without cutting the length of students' vacations, increasing class sizes, or requiring faculty to teach more.
According to London underground, only 40 percent of travelers walk the full length of long escalators, leaving the majority at the bottom as they wait to get on to the "standing "side.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
California condors are north America's largest birds, with wind-length of up to 3 meters.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 2005 is the first full-length feature film made by directors nick Park and Steve Box with their amazing plasticine characters Wallace and Gromit.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Training for a marathon requires careful preparation and steady, gradual increases in the length of the runs.
2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文
In those far-off days, it was taken for granted that the critics of major papers would write in detail and at length about the events they covered.
1. the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place;
"the length of the table was 5 feet"
2. continuance in time;
"the ceremony was of short duration"
"he complained about the length of time required"
3. the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end;
"the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
4. size of the gap between two places;
"the distance from New York to Chicago"
"he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
5. a section of something that is long and narrow;
"a length of timber"
"a length of tubing"
the length and breadth of
the whole extent of
women from the length and breadth of Russia.
After some time; eventually
At length we arrived at our destination.
For a considerable time; fully
spoke at length about the court ruling.