What is expansion?

  • (noun): A discussion that provides additional information.
    Synonyms: enlargement, elaboration
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on expansion, expansions:

Fritz Zwicky - Scientific Work - Tired Light
... and rejected explanations involving interactions with free electrons, or the expansion of space ... Zwicky was skeptical of the expansion of space in 1929, because the rates measured at that time seemed too large ... and ushered in the first accurate measures of the expansion rate ...
Bob Hope Airport - Expansion
... A 2004 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report cited the need for expansion at this airport, but for now this seems impossible due to agreed upon ... Under a development agreement, no gate expansions to the terminal are permitted until after 2015 ...
Operator Product Expansion
... In quantum field theory, the operator product expansion (OPE) is a Laurent series expansion of two operators ... finitely many powers of the inverse of the expansion variable(s) are added to the Taylor series pole(s) of finite order(s) are added to the series ... ordering supplies the convergence of the expansion ...
Optare - History - Expansion
... Dennis had effectively created a new market segment, known as a midibus, with the introduction of the Dennis Dart ... Optare soon introduced a competitor, the Vecta, albeit slightly bigger and wider than the Dart at that time, seating 40 in a full width 2.5m body ...
Union (TTC) - Station Expansion
... Preparatory construction for the expansion (mainly re-locating utilities buried in the area to be excavated for the new platform) began in 2006 ... Included in the plan is an expansion of the Union Station streetcar loop with additional platforms and passing tracks ... This Queens Quay East light rail line also would require expansion of this portion of the station ...

More definitions of "expansion":

  • (noun): The act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope.
    Synonyms: enlargement

Famous quotes containing the word expansion:

    Artistic genius is an expansion of monkey imitativeness.
    W. Winwood Reade (1838–1875)

    We are caught up Mr. Perry on a great wave whether we will or no, a great wave of expansion and progress. All these mechanical inventions—telephones, electricity, steel bridges, horseless vehicles—they are all leading somewhere. It’s up to us to be on the inside in the forefront of progress.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    Every expansion of government in business means that government in order to protect itself from the political consequences of its errors and wrongs is driven irresistibly without peace to greater and greater control of the nation’s press and platform. Free speech does not live many hours after free industry and free commerce die.
    Herbert Hoover (1874–1964)