Span facts for kids

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Span could mean:

  • span (unit of length)
  • span (architecture)
  • Span (band), a Norwegian punk rock band
  • Switched Port ANalyzer, a way to monitor computer networks, similar to a network tap
  • Linear span, in mathematics
  • (co)spans in category theory
  • wingspan, in Aerospace engineering (aircraft design)
  • span and div in HTML
  • CME SPAN - Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk, a system developed by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • For powerlines, the distance between two pylons
  • For aerial tramways, the distance between two supporting structures
  • For a bridge, the distance between supporting pylons or towers.



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