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Span may refer to:

Science, technology and engineering[edit]


  • Linear span, in linear algebra, the intersection of all subspaces containing a particular set of vectors
    • Span, a subset S of vectors in a vector space V is said to span the subspace W if W is the intersection of all subspaces of V that contain S
  • Span (category theory), a generalization of the notion of relation between two objects of a category


Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Denard Span (born 1984), a baseball outfielder for the San Francisco Giants