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extend

(programming)
To add features to a program, especially through the use of hooks.

"Extend" is very often used in the phrase "extend the functionality of a program."

Plug-ins are one form of extension.
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For new parking sites, the lease term was three years, extendable for another two years.
For new parking sites, lease term is three years, extendable for another two years.
Albo said the Extendable Squeegee is appropriate for current trends toward larger bathrooms.
* Standard one-year or 20,000km warranty (extendable by two years).
Citing Spanish press reports, Dow Jones Newswires said that La Caixa will also issue EUR1.5bn in preferred stock, extendable to EUR2bn, in an effort to boost its liquidity.
Once it appears the contract is renewable or extendable without substantial cost or modification, a useful life longer than the contract term is a defensible option for the company.
Streamlined and stackable, it can also be used for extendable row seating without the need for any fiddly accessories.
Developers started with standard intermodal shipping containers and extendable modular tents and added latrines, showers, laundry and an electric kitchen facility to create the camps.
Meanwhile Swifter Dusters, which are hand-held disposable dusters, now have extendable handles that pivot to clean hard-to-reach places.
Included in this line of rigid conveyors designed for loading trucks are telescopic conveyors, rigid drive-out extendable conveyors, single-boom extendable as well as short-boom telescopic conveyors.