How to use Extension in a sentence as a noun

We thought, given the implications for such things as life extension, that it was pretty funny to have the speakers literally preaching from the pulpit with the listeners sitting in the church pews.

For reasons unknown to me, these extensions are typically disabled by default.

By passing `true` to `host_vmxon`, you're requesting _exclusive_ access to the VT-x extensions.

No application actually is using VT-x extensions but `host_vmon` returns `VMX_IN_USE` anyways.

Because of this, I imagine that they have had built-in support for years for detecting various CPU models and manually enabling VT-x extensions, rather than relying on kernel-specific APIs.

Because I'll have some minor extension of my abilities within a double-walled garden?Aim higher.

Everything just swoops and melts together, and the blade feels like a comfortable extension of your arm.

It struggled with reliability problems and expensive warranty extensions through many of the early hardware iterations.

Even with the expensive $1 billion warranty extension their balance sheet on pure hardware alone is far, far better than Sony's, which means that MS actually needs to sell fewer games per console to come out ahead in total profit.

Language extension usually works this way: a previously unambiguously wrong statement is made valid; but JS semicolon insertion often turns "wrong" statements into "correct" statements, so it leaves less "entropy" to be taken advantage of when increasing the power of the syntax.

The article indicates that a 100 foot extension cord isn't enough just to break even and the car discharges even when plugged in.

Significant extension of patents for medication, increasing healthcare costs4.

This feeling is an extension of the "HN complex", I think.

It wasn't a mere text editor with keyboard shortcuts anymoreit had become an extension of your body.

Extension definitions


a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan"


act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need"


the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

See also: propagation


an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students


act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb


a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"


the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos"

See also: reference denotation


the ability to raise the working leg high in the air; "the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension"; "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"


amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"

See also: lengthiness prolongation


an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line


an addition to the length of something

See also: elongation


an addition that extends a main building

See also: annex annexe wing