Expanses



[ik-spans] /ɪkˈspæns/

noun
1.
an uninterrupted space or area; a wide extent of anything:
an expanse of water.
2.
something that is spread out, especially over a relatively large area:
that great expanse, the sky.
3.
; extension:
the wide expanse of scientific knowledge.
/ɪkˈspæns/
noun
1.
an uninterrupted surface of something that spreads or extends, esp over a wide area; stretch: an expanse of water
2.
expansion or extension
n.

1660s, from Latin expansum, noun use of neuter of expansus, past participle of expandere (see expand).

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