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7 definitions found
 for extra
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extra- \Ex"tra-\ [L., fr. exter. See Exterior.]
     A Latin preposition, denoting beyond, outside of; -- often
     used in composition as a prefix signifying outside of,
     beyond, besides, or in addition to what is denoted by the
     word to which it is prefixed.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extra \Ex"tra\, a.
     Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary;
     additional; supernumerary; also, extraordinarily good;
     superior; as, extra work; extra pay. "By working extra
     hours." --H. Spencer.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extra \Ex"tra\, n.; pl. Extras.
     1. Something in addition to what is due, expected, or
        customary; esp., an added charge or fee, or something for
        which an additional charge is made; as, at some hotels air
        conditioning is an extra.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. An edition of a newspaper issued at a time other than the
        regular one.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. (Cricket) A run, as from a bye, credited to the general
        score but not made from a hit.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     4. Something of an extra quality or grade.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  extra
      adv 1: unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car"
      adj 1: more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to
             lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on
             the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be
             thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by
             technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room";
             "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of
             her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary)
             words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary
             internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the
             needy" [syn: excess, extra, redundant, spare,
             supererogatory, superfluous, supernumerary,
             surplus]
      2: added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put
         on special buses for the big game" [syn: extra, special]
      3: further or added; "called for additional troops"; "need extra
         help"; "an extra pair of shoes" [syn: extra, additional]
      n 1: a minor actor in crowd scenes [syn: supernumerary, spear
           carrier, extra]
      2: an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a
         crisis)
      3: something additional of the same kind; "he always carried
         extras in case of an emergency" [syn: extra, duplicate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  213 Moby Thesaurus words for "extra":
     above, accessory, accident, accidental, added, addendum, addition,
     additional, additionally, adjunct, adscititious, adventitious,
     again, all included, also, altogether, amazingly,
     among other things, ancillary, and all, and also, and so, another,
     appendage, appurtenance, appurtenant, as a bonus, as well,
     ascititious, au reste, auxiliary, balance, beside, besides, beyond,
     bit player, bonus, casual, circumstantial, collateral,
     considerably, contingency, contingent, contributory, daily,
     daily newspaper, de trop, decoration, dividend, else, en plus,
     especially, exceptionally, excess, extra added attraction,
     extra dash, extra edition, extraordinarily, extremely, farther,
     figurant, figurante, filigree, filling, fillip, flourish,
     for lagniappe, fortuitous, fresh, frill, further, furthermore,
     gazette, gratuity, happenstance, held back, held in reserve,
     held out, in abeyance, in addition, in hand, incidental,
     inessential, inter alia, into the bargain, item, kicker, lagniappe,
     leftover, likewise, margin, markedly, mere chance, mint, more,
     moreover, mute, national newspaper, neighborhood newspaper, new,
     news, newspaper, newspaper of record, nonessential, not-self,
     notably, noticeably, occasional, odd, off, on the side, on top of,
     original, ornament, other, out-of-the-way, over, over and above,
     overage, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, overset, overstock,
     oversupply, padding, paper, part-time, particularly, plus,
     pourboire, premium, pristine, put aside, put by, rag, rarely,
     remainder, remaining, remarkably, reserve, saved, secondary, sheet,
     side, similarly, something extra, spare, spear-carrier, special,
     special edition, stand-in, standby, stored, strikingly, stuffing,
     subsidiary, substitute, supe, super, superadded, superaddition,
     superfluous, supernumerary, supervenient, supplement, supplemental,
     supplementary, support, supporting actor, supporting cast,
     surcharge, surplus, surplusage, surprisingly, suspended, tabloid,
     then, therewith, tip, to boot, to spare, too, trimming, twist,
     ulterior, unapplied, unbeaten, uncommon, uncommonly, unconsumed,
     understudy, unemployed, unessential, unexercised, unexpectedly,
     unexpended, unhandled, unspent, untapped, untouched, untrodden,
     unused, unusually, unutilized, very, waived, walk-on,
     walking gentleman, weekly, weekly newspaper, wrinkle, yet
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  EXTRA
         EXecutionTRace Analyser (IBM, OS/2)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  EXTRA
  
     Object-oriented, Pascal style, handles sets.  "A Data Model
     and Query Language for EXODUS", M.J. Carey et al, SIGMOD 88
     Conf Proc, pp.413- 423, ACM SIGMOD Record 17:3 (Sept 1988).
  

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