Tamil Dictionary definitions for Span

Span : சாண்

Span : சாண்,நீட்டம்

Span definition

Imperative. & Past Participle. of Spin.

Transitive verb.

  1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom.
  2. Hence, a small space or a brief portion of time.
  3. The spread or extent of an arch between its abutments, or of a beam, girder, truss, roof, bridge, or the like, between its supports.
  4. 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.
  5. A pair of horses or other animals driven together; usually, such a pair of horses when similar in color, form, and action.
  6. 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.
  7. To reach from one side of to the order; to stretch over as an arch.
  8. To fetter, as a horse; to hobble.

Intransitive verb. To be matched, as horses.

Imperative. of Spin