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span
[spæn]
noun
1. palmo (m) (of hand); envergadura (f) (of wing)
2. luz (f) vano (m) (of arch); arcada (f) ojo (m) (of bridge)
3. período (m) lapso (m) (of time)
4. repertorio (m) gama (f) (of knowledge, interests)
verbo transitivo (pt & pp spanned)
5. atravesar, cruzar (of bridge); abarcar (sentido figurado) (of life, knowledge)
span [spæn]
noun
1 [of hand] palmo (m); [of wing] envergadura (f)
2 [of road etc] tramo (m); [of bridge, arch] luz (f); [of roof] vano (m)
a span of 50 metres (bridge) una luz de 50 metros; a bridge with seven spans un puente de siete arcadas or ojos; the longest single-span bridge in the world el puente de una sola arcada más largo del mundo
3 [of time] lapso (m); espacio (m)
for a brief span durante un breve lapso; the average span of life la duración promedia de la vida
4
the whole span of world affairs toda la extensión de los asuntos mundiales; los asuntos mundiales en toda su amplitud
5 (measure) palmo (m)
6 (yoke) [of oxen] yunta (f); [of horses] pareja (f)
transitive verb
1 [+bridge] extenderse sobre; cruzar
2 (in time) abarcar
his life spanned four reigns su vida abarcó cuatro reinados
3 (measure) medir a palmos
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