- broad, wide
- a broad span of interests
- The bridge has a clear span of 36 metres
- 12-foot, 500-metre, etc.
- wing (also wingspan)
- The bird has a 1-metre wingspan
- 10-day, 2-week, etc.
- The speech continued well beyond its allotted span
- life (also lifespan)
- attention, concentration, memory
- He has a short attention span
VERB + SPAN
- The book covers the entire span of Arab history
- over a/the ~
- Developments were monitored over a span of two years