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Extent may refer to:


  • Extent (file systems), a contiguous region of computer storage medium reserved for a file
  • Extent File System, a discontinued file system implementation named after the contiguous region
  • Extent, a chunk of storage space logical volume management uses internally to provide various device mappings
  • Extent, in computer programming, is 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
  • 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

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