Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Span"

The meaning of "Span" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa over the span of next few days. ?
A: Over the span of = ~ 의 기간에 걸쳐

Next few days = several days coming immediately after the time specified.

Example: My kid’s school sends an email on Sunday stating that several grades will be tested for Covid over the span of next few days = That means that testing will take place between Monday and Wednesday (for example.) On Friday the school sends out a “Test Results Rates” email showing positive test result rates for tests taken *over that time period*
Q: O que significa span

context is "people now have a longer life span than before"?
A: Span means a period of time that something takes place in from start to end. So life span means the length of a person’s life. It can also be used for other things too. For example: The span of time it takes me to travel from my house to the store is 5 minutes.
Q: O que significa It spans the gap in our knowledge.?
A: Helps us to understand. Picture a bridge over (spanning) a river. Now imagine that a small section has fallen out in the middle of the bridge. The missing area is a gap. To span the gap is to repair the missing section, even if the repair is weak or temporary.
Q: O que significa span off?
A: "span off" is not together (not a verbal phrase). It's (broom) (span) (off course).

"off course" means going on a wrong direction

"span" is a typo, and should instead be "spun". It means the broom was moving randomly (likely rotating). It's the past participle form of "spin"
Q: O que significa span?
A: How long something lasts for

Example sentences using "Span"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com span.
A: Over the span of a week, it rained 3 times.

The bird's wingspan is 2 feet.

There are many books at the library, spanning across many genres.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com span.
A: The parking lot spans 3 acres.
The job was done in the span of 3 hours.
(source: Ultralingua app)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com span.
A: span is the period of time that sometimes exists or happens
eg.an average life span of 78years.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com span.
A: The bridge spanned the width of the canyon.

My room is spic and span. (This is a phrase, meaning really clean.)

The man's unibrow spans across his face.

My arm span is five foot nine inches.

The bald eagle's wingspan is almost six foot.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com span.
A: He worked there for a short span of time.
Humans have a long lifespan.
That bird has a large wingspan.
The effect of Michael Jackson's music spans generations.

Synonyms of "Span" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre span e duration ?
A:

As nouns the difference between span and duration:

is that span is the space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom while duration is an amount of time or a particular time interval.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre span e step over ?
A: “over” means above something, like an airplane, while “span” means an area. So you fly “over/above” an ocean. But the flight “spanned” the entire ocean/area.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre span e period ?
A: they're both the same, but refer the word "span" as "a longer period of time"

for example "the butterfly has a short life span-CORRECT
"the butterfly has a short life period"-INCORRECT
Q: Qual é a diferença entre in a short span of time e in a short amount of time e in a short time ?
A: Both have the same meaning and can be used interchangeably. Nothing to worry about...here’s an example
“Martha was able to finish her homework in a short span of time” and “Martha was able to finish her homework is a short amount of time” both mean the same thing.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre in the span of a week e in the space of a week ?
A: As I understand it " in a span of a week" would mean something takes as long as a whole week (7days long) whereas "in a space of a week" means it can take as long as a week or less. so instead of all 7days it could be done in 2/3/4 days

Other questions about "Span"

Q: Recently, a span of each season has been shortening. I like summer and loathe winter. So it might be my own feelings that summer passes away much faster. soa natural?
A: × I like summer and loathe winter.
✓ I like the summer, but loathe the winter.

× So it might be my own feelings that summer passes away much faster.
✓ So it might be my own feelings that summer passes by much faster.
Or
So it might just be me who feels that summer passes by much faster.

It’s actually natural, but I just made the words flow a bit more.
Q: So over the span of a few months, 20 of Dyson’s own engineers–including James Dyson himself–spent their weeknights and weekends designing a suitable replacement from the ground up.

Could you tell me why these two words above,"engineers–including" and "himself–spent", are connected with hyphens?
I would like to know the function (I did not know proper word...) of hyphen.
A: the hyphens are separating the phrase "including James Dyson himself" from the rest of the sentence.

Is it easier to read like this?

"So over the span of a few months, 20 of Dyson’s own engineers (including James Dyson himself) spent their weeknights and weekends designing a suitable replacement from the ground up."

I don't know when to use ( ) and when to use two hyphens. I never learned the rule. Hopefully someone else knows
Q: a span of time appointed by the government that is holiday for everyone soa natural?
A: a government-designated holiday (or holiday season) for everyone
Q: A: I want you to finish it in the span of a week.
B: I want you to finish it in a week.

What's the difference between the two?
A: The meanings are the same, but the connotations are just slightly different. The first one is more formal, and is more like how people write and less like how people speak. The first one also spends more of the sentence talking about the time, so it places a stronger emphasis on the time length. When speaking, I'd go with the second one. When writing, I'd go with the first.
Q: What's span?
A: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spam_(food)

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