SECTION II. DIMENSIONS
Length –N. longitude, span, extent, mileage. line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius. lengthening; prolongation, protraction, protension, extension. line, nail, inch, hand, palm, foot, cubit, yard, ell, fathom, rod, pole, perch, furlong, mile, league; chain, metre. pedometer, perambulator, odometer, odograph, speedometer, cyclometer, telemeter, scale.
Shortness. –N. brevity; littleness; shortening; abbreviation, abridgment, concision, retrenchment, curtailment, decurtation; reduction (contraction); epitome (compendium). abridger, abstractor, epitomiser. elision, ellipsis; conciseness.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.