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Oftentimes, heavy weights can tear the muscle fiber causing it to bulk, but using a lighter weight for a longer duration and allowing your body to move in many different ways to target all of the muscles will lengthen them without tearing.
Tracy Anderson

Meaning of "duration" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DURATION

From Medieval Latin dūrātiō, from Latin dūrāre to last.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DURATION

duration  [djʊˈreɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DURATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Duration is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DURATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Duration

Duration may refer to: ▪ The measure of continuance of any object or event in time ▪ Duration – an amount of time or a particular time interval, often cited as one of the fundamental aspects of music ▪ Duration – a theory of time and consciousness first proposed by Henri Bergson ▪ Duration – the number of calendar periods for the completion of a project in project management ▪ Bond duration – the average time until all the cash flows from a bond are delivered.

Definition of duration in the English dictionary

The definition of duration in the dictionary is the length of time that something lasts or continues.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DURATION


acceleration
ækˌsɛləˈreɪʃən
collaboration
kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃən
configuration
kənˌfɪɡjʊˈreɪʃən
consideration
kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən
cooperation
kəʊˌɒpəˈreɪʃən
corporation
ˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃən
declaration
ˌdɛkləˈreɪʃən
decoration
ˌdɛkəˈreɪʃən
deliberation
dɪˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən
expiration
ˌɛkspɪˈreɪʃən
exploration
ˌɛkspləˈreɪʃən
federation
ˌfɛdəˈreɪʃən
generation
ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən
incorporation
ɪnˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃən
inspiration
ˌɪnspɪˈreɪʃən
moderation
ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃən
operation
ˌɒpəˈreɪʃən
preparation
ˌprɛpəˈreɪʃən
restoration
ˌrɛstəˈreɪʃən
separation
ˌsɛpəˈreɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DURATION

dura
dura mater
durability
durable
durable goods
durable press
durableness
durables
durably
dural
Duralumin
duraluminium
duramen
durance
Durango
durant
Durante
Duras
durational
durative

WORDS THAT END LIKE DURATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
creation
destination
documentation
education
evaluation
excitation
formation
foundation
hesitation

Synonyms and antonyms of duration in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DURATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «duration» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of duration

Translation of «duration» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DURATION

Find out the translation of duration to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of duration from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «duration» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

持续
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

duración
570 millions of speakers

English

duration
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अवधि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُدَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

длительность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

duração
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থিতিকাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

durée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tempoh masa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dauer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

持続期間
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Duration
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khoảng thời gian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கால
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कालावधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

süre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

durata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czas trwania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тривалість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

durată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διάρκεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

duur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

varaktighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

varighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of duration

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DURATION»

The term «duration» is very widely used and occupies the 3.497 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DURATION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «duration» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «duration» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about duration

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10 QUOTES WITH «DURATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word duration.
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Tracy Anderson
Oftentimes, heavy weights can tear the muscle fiber causing it to bulk, but using a lighter weight for a longer duration and allowing your body to move in many different ways to target all of the muscles will lengthen them without tearing.
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Kabir Bedi
Every relationship comes with a shelf life; that duration could be a minute or even a lifetime. If, for whatever reasons, a relationship cannot last a lifetime, contrary to what the two people imagined, then both the individuals have to be communicative and have to understand and accept the reality.
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Hans Berger
The electroencephalogram represents a continuous curve with continuous oscillations in which... one can distinguish larger first order waves with an average duration of 90 milliseconds and smaller second order waves of an average duration of 35 milliseconds.
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Corrie Ten Boom
The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
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DeWitt Clinton
Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
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Richard Cobden
From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war.
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Rita Coolidge
The month of September is Women in Jazz, so I'm doing jazz there in September. I'm in for the duration.
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Nicholas Culpeper
All Juleps are made for present use, and therefore it is in vain to speak of their duration.
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Kevin DeYoung
Many people suffer at the hands of others. The world can be unfair, at times mercilessly so. Millions of people in the world are genuine victims, right now. All of us will be at some point, whether it's for small matters or large, for a long duration or short. But we aren't all victims, not all the time anyway, not for everything.
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Lily Donaldson
I like doing Pilates because I get to lie down on the floor for the duration of the session.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DURATION»

Discover the use of duration in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to duration and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Duration, Convexity, and Other Bond Risk Measures
Whether you're a novice trader or experienced money manager, if you need to understand the interest rate risk of a portfolio Duration, Convexity and other Bond Risk Measures is the only book you'll need.
Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA, 1999
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Duration and simultaneity: Bergson and the Einsteinian universe
Bergson's central contention is that time is not measurable by any objective standard; in Duration and Simultaneity, that position is tried out against the major movement in physics of the day - Relativity.
Henri Bergson, Robin Durie, Mark Lewis, 1999
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For the Duration: The War Years
Tomie keeps hearing the phrase, ?For the duration.
Tomie dePaola, 2009
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Duration Calculus: A Formal Approach to Real-Time Systems
The book also contains an extensive survey of the research on Duration Calculus. Material included in the book has been used for M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses, but the book is also valuable for experienced researchers and professionals.
Chaochen Zhou, Michael R. Hansen, 2004
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For the Duration...: The United States Goes to War, Pearl ...
Rich in detail from archives, interviews, and sweeping research, this book surveys the first six months of the United States war effort after entering World War II
Lee B. Kennett, 1985
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Hydrology Handbook
B. Elements of a Design Storm A design storm is characterized in terms of a return period (or frequency), storm duration, average intensity (or total depth), spatial distribution, storm movement and direction, and time pattern of rainfall intensity ...
‎1996
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Unemployment insurance and subsequent job duration: job ...
The relationship between unemployment benefit duration, unemployment duration and subsequent job duration is investigated using a multi-state duration model with state specific unobserved heterogeneity.
Christian Belzil, 2000
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The Effects of Duration and Sonority on Contour Tone ...
This volume is a signal contribution to the study of children's literature and its relation to racism and social conditions.
Jie Zhang, 2002
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PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide
Now, you'll proceed to calculating the dates. Calculating the Forward and Backward Pass Project Deliverables is the first activity and, obviously, where the project starts. This activity begins on April 1. Project Deliverables has a 12-day duration ...
Kim Heldman, 2009
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The Optimal Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding: A ...
The primary objective of this review is to assess the effects on child health, growth, and development, and on maternal health, of exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months vs exclusive breastfeeding for 3-4 months with mixed breastfeeding ...
‎2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DURATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term duration is used in the context of the following news items.
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Some long-duration gamma-ray bursts are driven by magnetars
One such ultra-long-duration GRB was picked up by the Swift satellite on December 9, 2011, and named GRB 111209A. It was both one of the ... «Astronomy Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund (EVV) Ex-Dividend Date …
will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1017 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 20, 2015. «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
3
Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Nuveen Intermediate Duration
Shares of Nuveen Intermediate Duration Municipal Term Fund (NYSE:NID) advanced to $12.36. The price had gained 0.33% or 0.04 points ... «Money Flow Index, Jul 15»
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BlackRock Ltd. Duration Income Trust to Issue Monthly Dividend of …
BlackRock Ltd. Duration Income Trust logo BlackRock Ltd. Duration Income Trust (NYSE:BLW) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, July ... «WKRB News, Jul 15»
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Mid-Day Changers: Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF …
Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF (EDV) of the Financial sector has changed by 0.95% and at noon is trading with a volume of 24,561 ... «WallStreet Scope, Jul 15»
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Stampede attendance down as Calgarians conserve cash
It costs approximately $5,500 on average to run a booth for the duration of the Stampede this year, according to fellow first-time vendor Peter ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
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Extending anticoagulation duration cuts risk of VTE recurrence
Extending anticoagulant therapy for an additional 18 months after a first unprovoked episode of pulmonary embolism reduced the risk of ... «OnMedica, Jul 15»
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Treatment Duration for Pulmonary Embolism
The ideal duration of treatment depends on the individual's risk of having another blood clot compared with the individual's risk of bleeding, ... «JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, Jul 15»
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Russian astronaut sets record for staying in space for longest duration
According to reports, the current commander of the crew on board the International Space Station (ISS), Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka ... «Northern Californian, Jul 15»
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New Brunswick power utility says it has decreased frequency …
FREDERICTON – New Brunswick's power utility says it has reduced the frequency and duration of outages in the province for the first six ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»

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