## lengths

Noun

- plural form of
*length*

- His body was covered with faded scars that fascinated her, made her want to trace the
**lengths**of them with her fingers then her tongue. - These pairs of observations have shown a parallax from which the elevation of the objects above the earth, the
**lengths**and directions of their courses, &c. could be computed. - The following are the approximate wave-
**lengths**of the most brilliant lines: When the discharge passes through helium at a pressure of several millimetres, the yellow line 5876 is prominent. - Of distances between points) as belonging to geometry or trigonometry; while the measurement of curved
**lengths**, except in certain special cases, involves the use of the integral calculus. - The term " mensuration " is therefore ordinarily restricted to the measurement of areas and volumes, and of certain simple curved
**lengths**, such as the circumference of a circle.

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