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Covering or affecting a large area,
  1. Covering or affecting a large area
    • - an extensive garden
  2. Large in amount or scale
    • - an extensive collection of silver
  3. (of agriculture) Obtaining a relatively small crop from a large area with a minimum of attention and expense
    • - extensive farming techniques

  1. large in spatial extent or range or scope or quantity; "an extensive Roman settlement in northwest England"; "extended farm lands"; "surgeons with extended experience"; "they suffered extensive damage"
  2. across-the-board: broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
  3. of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor; "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"
  4. (extensively) in a widespread way; "oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest"
  5. (extensiveness) largeness: large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness; "the might have repercussions of unimaginable largeness"; "the very extensiveness of his power was a temptation to abuse it"
  6. In the physical sciences, an intensive property (also called a bulk property, intensive quantity, or intensive variable), is a physical property of a system that does not depend on the system size or the amount of material in the system: it is scale invariant.
  7. In the nature of an extent, wide, widespread
  8. (Extensiveness) {url:/ajax_concepts/44777/?conceptid=272142003&callback=children&child_size=20}
  9. Some thermodynamic functions of state are extensive: if the intensive variables (, , ) are kept constant, the extensive variables are proportional to the amount of substance present. ...
  10. quantities are the counterparts of intensive quantities, which are intrinsic to a particular subsystem and remain constant regardless of size.