prolongation

Definitions of prolongation
  1. noun
    the act of prolonging something
    “there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks”
    synonyms: lengthening, perpetuation, protraction
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    type of:
    continuance, continuation
    the act of continuing an activity without interruption
  2. noun
    amount or degree or range to which something extends
    synonyms: extension, lengthiness
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    types:
    coextension
    equality of extension or duration
    type of:
    longness
    the property of being of long spatial extent
  3. noun
    the consequence of being lengthened in duration
    synonyms: continuation, lengthiness, protraction
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    types:
    fermata
    (music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
    type of:
    duration, length
    continuance in time
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