The measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end
- "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
- "the length of the table was 5 feet"
- "he complained about the length of time required"
- "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
a section of something that is long and narrow
- "a length of tubing"
- "a length of timber"