Definitions for: Duration

[n] continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
[n] the property of enduring or continuing in time
[n] the period of time during which something continues

Webster (1913) Definition: Du*ra"tion, n. [OF. duration. See Dure.]
The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the
portion of time during which anything exists.

It was proposed that the duration of Parliament should
be limited. --Macaulay.

Soon shall have passed our own human duration. --D.

Synonyms: continuance, length

See Also: brevity, briefness, clocking, continuation, endlessness, impermanence, impermanency, lengthiness, longness, longueur, note value, period, period of time, permanence, permanency, prolongation, protraction, residence time, rule, shortness, span, stint, stretch, temporal property, time, time period, time scale, time value, transience, value

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