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1. Films an actor or person temporarily engaged, usually for crowd scenes
2. Cricket a run not scored from the bat, such as a wide, no-ball, bye, or leg bye
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Extra

 

an actor performing roles without words (or consisting of a few words), often taking part in mass scenes.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

extra

Performed work or a desired item of construction which is beyond the intent of the drawings and specifications contained in a construction contract; an item of work, 1 involving additional cost. Also see addition, 3.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

EXTRA

Object-oriented, Pascal style, handles sets. "A Data Model and Query Language for EXODUS", M.J. Carey et al, SIGMOD 88 Conf Proc, pp.413- 423, ACM SIGMOD Record 17:3 (Sept 1988).
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Over a threshold of about a half-a-million square feet, every skyscraper ten floors higher than the next is likely to be twice as uninspired, and the same goes, beyond a certain point, for every extra $10 million dollars spent on a building.
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