adj [only before noun]
made longer or bigger
an extended business trip
The computer uses extended memory.
long or longer than expected or planned
If you are going abroad for an extended period of time , you should consider renting your house out.
long and detailed
an extended analysis of the film
1. We informed him that the fissure extended for fifty yards and was two feet wide and four feet deep. 我们告诉他那个大裂缝长50码，宽2英尺，深4英尺。
2. When research into cloning is resumed, human cloning should remain a research activity for an extended period. 当克隆研究重新开始时，克隆人类应该仍然是一项历时长久的研究活动。
3. The bird extended its wings in flight. 那鸟展翅飞翔.
4. The EU----following fine continental traditions----wants agreement on general principles, which could be applied to many types of products and perhaps extended to other countries. 欧洲人遵循优良的大陆传统，则希望就普遍的原则取得一致，而这些原则适用于许多不同产品，同时可能延伸到其它国家。
5. Normally, Americans do not assess their visitors in such relaxed surroundings over extended small talk; much less do they take them out for dinner, or for around on the golf course while they develop a sense of trust. 一般说来，美国人是不会在如此轻松的环境里通过长时间的闲聊来评估他们的客人的，更不用说他们会在增进相互间信任的过程中带他们出去吃饭，或带他们去高尔夫球场。
6. He extended his hand. The Marine wrapped his strong fingers around the old man's limp ones, squeezing a message of love and encouragement. 他伸出手，那海军陆战队队员立刻有力地抓住了这只无力的手，紧紧握着，传达着爱与鼓励。
7. She shyly extended both hands toward him, the brass fingernails shining in the overhead light. 她害羞地将两只手伸向他，黄铜指甲在头顶射下的灯光下闪闪发光。