length

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Singular
length

Plural
lengths

This ruler is measuring the length of the toy car
  1. The measurement of distance along the longest side of an object.
    What is the length of the car?
  2. (horse racing) The length of a horse, used to show the distance between horses at the end of a race.
  3. (mathematics) The magnitude of an object.
  4. (cricket) The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.