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extent

1. US Law a writ authorizing a person to whom a debt is due to assume temporary possession of his debtor's lands
2. Logic another word for extension (sense 6)

extent

[ik′stent]
(computer science)
The physical locations in a mass-storage device or volume allocated for use by a particular data set.

extent

(1) Contiguous space on a disk reserved for a file or application.

(2) A contiguous set of blocks in a database.
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