measurement or extent from end to end
piece of sth
"the length of the table was 5 feet"
"the ceremony was of short duration"
"he complained about the length of time required"
"the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"
"the distance from New York to Chicago"
"he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"
"a length of timber"
"a length of tubing"
Sentences..of fairly usual length.
出自： I. Watt
The length of military service was indefinite.
出自： C. Hope
误 The lengths of the movie are two hours.
正 The length of the movie is two hours.