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expanse - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'expanse' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Expanse [ n.]
- That which is expanded or spread out; a wide extent of space or body; especially, the arch of the sky.
2 . Expanse [ v. t.]
- To expand.

Meaning of 'expanse' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . expanse [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
Example in sentence:
  • it was about 500 square feet in area;
  • the area of a rectangle
Meaning (2):
- a wide scope
Example in sentence:
  • the sweep of the plains