One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘gannets have black tipped wings with a six-foot span’
extent, full extent, length, width, reach, stretch, spread, distance, compass, range
2‘within the span of one working day’
period, space, time, duration, stretch, course, interval, season, term
1‘a bridge spanned the mountain stream’
bridge, cross, traverse, pass over, arch over, vault over
2‘his career spanned twenty-five years’
extend over, last, stretch across, spread over, cover, range over, comprise, compass
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