Definitions for "Span"
The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom.
The spread or extent of an arch between its abutments, or of a beam, girder, truss, roof, bridge, or the like, between its supports.
To measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended, or with the fingers encompassing the object; as, to span a space or distance; to span a cylinder.
modulus of the difference between the two limits of a nominal range.
To cover all contingencies within a specified range.
The algebraic difference between the upper and lower limits of the measuring range of an instrument, i.e. a thermometer with a range of -35 to 50°C has a span of 85°C.
Index Definition: Span Description: Creates a user defined inline structure to the document. Used with style sheets this is a powerful device for adding custom inline structure.
an inline element, whereas a div is for block-level layout
an inline element, whereas a paragraph is block level
The difference between the highest value and the lowest value.
The difference between the minimum and maximum setpoint capability of a controller, the difference between the minimum and maximum sensing capability of a transmitter, or the difference between the start point and finish point of an actuator.
The change in the controller's output needed to drive the actuator through its complete stroke.
Unit of measurement. One kashranii wingspan (usually c.7 feet).
The Span is measured from Butt Cut to Butt Cut along the Bottom Chord.
The dimension of a wing perpendicular to the direction of motion. (Compare with chord and thickness.)
the kite width, the size of the kite measured at right angles to the wind. Usually the longest dimension of a kite.
a unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches)
The width of the structure
Keywords:  bight, hooked, fast, rope, ends
A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center so that both ends can be used.
A rope with both ends made fast, for a purchase to be hooked to its bight.
The Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk Performance (SPAN) bond system is a portfolio-based method of computing margin requirements on futures and options. SPAN has been adopted by all major U.S. exchanges, many foreign boards of trade and other participants in the futures industry.
The Standard Portfolio of Risk Analysis. This model factors in various elements of the market environment to establish a standardized valuation for margin requirements at an exchange.
Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk, a margining system used by the LCH to calculate initial margins due from and to its clearing members. SPAN is a computerised system which calculates the effect of a range of possible changes in price and volatility on portfolios of derivatives. The worst probable loss calculated by the system is then used as the initial margin requirement. See also Scanning Loss.
Switched Port Analyzer. Feature of the Catalyst 5000 switch that extends the monitoring abilities of existing network analyzers into a switched Ethernet environment. SPAN mirrors the traffic at one switched segment onto a predefined SPAN port. A network analyzer attached to the SPAN port can monitor traffic from any of the other Catalyst switched ports.
See SPAN (Switched Port Analyzer) in the "Cisco Systems Terms and Acronyms" section.
The Saudi Payment Network (SPAN) is the only automated payments network in the kingdom it connects all ATM and POS terminals throughout the country to a central payment switch that in turn re-routes the financial transactions to the card issuer it may be a local bank, VISA, AMEX or MasterCard. All Banks of Saudi Arabia are required by SAMA to issue ATM cards fully compatible with the network. A noteworthy fact is that all services are provided to end customers free of charge, regardless of the ATM used, its operator, or the customer's card issuer.
Span is a Norwegian rock band. Self-proclaimed as "Norwegian Turbo-Rock 'n' Roll Commandos", the band spent 2004 touring the UK and Norway and spending time in the U.S.. To date they have sold over 55,000 albums world wide.
Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Air Negara
Keywords:  hobble, fetter, horse, driven, matched
A pair of horses or other animals driven together; usually, such a pair of horses when similar in color, form, and action.
To fetter, as a horse; to hobble.
To be matched, as horses.
Keywords:  duplex, pbx, trunk, transmission, full
Full-duplex digital transmission line between two digital facilities.
The portion of a high speed digital system that connects two switching centers (for example, central offices or PBX) and supports full duplex transmission. The industry term for this is a trunk. (source)
School Psychologists Action Network
Service Providers Action Network Industry group of service providers.
South Pacific Action Network.
the act of placing average size hands around the widest part behind the shoulders of the terrier; a small chest allows the terrier to follow his quarry down narrow earths (see picture). ( info)
Keywords:  imp, spin
imp. & p. p. of Spin.
Span is a programming language targeting the Parrot virtual machine. Its syntax is meant to be very similar to C, but its philosophy is Smalltalk-like, and it uses Smalltalk-style message syntax. Almost all of Span's library visible to the user is written in Span itself.
a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
Keywords:  sml, sonet, channel, attached, element
More than a channel, span is a term used in SONET applications to indicate that more than one network element can be attached to an SML card.
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network
Keywords:  kmoch, pawn, behind, squares, front
Kmoch’s expression for the squares in front of and behind a Pawn.
a sequence of adjacent TextTokens from the same document
Keywords:  astride, sitting, standing, act
the act of sitting or standing astride
Keywords:  stf, section, defines, document
Defines a section in a document 4.0 3.0 STF
Keywords:  netview, belonging, minor, node, major
In the NetView program, a user-defined group of network resources within a single domain. Each major or minor node is defined as belonging to one or more spans. See also span of control.
Unobstructed area between columns within an industrial building.
In the context of scan-conversion, a span is a group of pixels on a scan-line that are between two edges of the polygon.
Keywords:  arbitrage, bond, special, account
Special arbitrage account Special bond account
Keywords:  brief, hence, portion, space, small
Hence, a small space or a brief portion of time.
Keywords:  bearer, channels, grouping
a grouping of bearer channels
Yes v4 up IE3+ generic language/style container
The national body that represents service providers in established and emerging communications technologies, and related organisations, in Australia.
Keywords:  extent, extremities, kind, two, space
The extent or measure of space between two points or extremities.
two items of the same kind
the complete duration of something; "the job was finished in the span of an hour"
Keywords:  synonyms, related
Synonyms: Related
the numerical variation between the output at no load and at rated load (rated output)
Keywords:  great, normal, see
See normal span or great span.