duration: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (doo-rā'shun, dyoo-), [key]
— n.
  1. the length of time something continues or exists (often used with the).
  2. continuance in time.
  3. (in the philosophy of Bergson) a temporal continuum, intuitively known, within which the élan vital operates.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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