(psychol) the maximum number of objects that can be correctly assessed after a brief presentation
noun, Psychology. 1. attention span.
- Span of control
noun in business, the area of activity and number of duties and employees for which an individual or organization is responsible for; also, the number of employees that a manager can efficiently handle while improving effectiveness Examples The ratio of managers to workers is skewed and the span of control is off.
noun 1. a rail connecting two legs of furniture; stretcher.
noun 1. a roof having two slopes of equal breadth and pitch meeting at a common ridge. noun 1. a roof consisting of two equal sloping sides