As nouns the difference between length and zhang
is that length
is the distance measured along the longest dimension of an object while zhang
is a traditional chinese unit of length, 10 chinese feet or 1
As a verb length
is (obsolete) to lengthen.
The distance measured along the longest dimension of an object.
* Robert Frost
(horse racing) The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.
(mathematics) Distance between the two ends of a line segment.
(cricket) The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.
(figuratively) Total extent.
- Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length .
Part of something that is long; a physical piece of something.
- the length of a book
- a length of rope
* arm's length
* at length
* cable length
* focal length
* good length
* go to great lengths
* length overall
* line and length
* null patch length
* path length
* screening length
* short of a length
* zero-length launching
(obsolete) To lengthen.
* 1599 , , XIV. 30:
- Pack night, peep day; good day, of night now borrow: / Short night, to-night, and length thyself to-morrow.
A traditional Chinese unit of length, 10 Chinese feet or 1/150 Chinese mile.
The exact length of a zhang depends upon the jurisdiction, with mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong all employing differently standardized values of the Chinese foot. See .