Extent

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Extent may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]

  • Extent (file systems), a contiguous region of computer storage medium reserved for a file
  • Extent, the period during which a variable has a particular value
  • Extent, a technical description of the wingspan of a bird, bat, or other flying animal

Other[edit]

  • Extent, a writ allowing a creditor to seize or assume temporary ownership of a debtor's property; also, the actual seizure in its execution
  • Map extent, the portion of a region shown in a map