n. pl. ex·ten·si·ties
a. The quality of having extension or being extensive.
b. A specific degree or range of extension.
2. The attribute of sensation that enables one to perceive space or size.


1. (Psychology) psychol that part of sensory perception relating to the spatial aspect of objects
2. rare the condition of being extensive or extended


(ɪkˈstɛn sɪ ti)

1. the quality of having extension.
2. the sensation that underlies the perception of space and size.
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(3) For, no other being could sufficiently entail the power to explain the infinite extensity of the physical universe but the Almighty itself.
Mathaf also opened two focus exhibitions, Fateh al-Moudarres: Colour, Extensity and Sense, guest curated by Sara Raza (Independent Curator), and Jassim Zaini: Representation and Abstraction, curated by Fatma Mostafawi (Mathaf).
At times, it can seem meaningless because of it extensity, or it can seem reiterative because of its narrowness (Nilsson & Loughran, 2011).
It is not clear how the mode of media exposure (i.e., exposure frequency or extensity) actually produces a variation of effect on risk perception at the societal or personal level.
The so-called dynamic intensity parameter, respectively the dynamic extensity parameter, can be derived from these relationships.
Degradation of fibre polymer composites has been extensity studied.
Prior experience reduces the extensity and intensity of information search (Sirakaya and Woodside, 2005).
(1.) For the purposes of this paper, globalization refers to: a process (or set of processes) which embodies a transformation in the spatial organisation of social relations and transactions--assessed in terms of their extensity, intensity, velocity, and impact--generating transcontinental or interregional flows and networks of activity, interaction, and the exercise of power.
At the same time, they have an enhanced capacity to generate affective foregrounds as spacetimes of variable extensity and intensity (Hansen, 2015).
Giving final ultimatum to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government the protesters said they would extensity the protest if the government did not notify the acceptance of their demands till may, 15.
The grafts varied in size, shape, and position, depending on the aetiology, extensity, location, and infiltration of the corneal tissue.