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thickness

thick·ness

thickness

 
pronunciation:
thIk nihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the fact or quality of being thick.
The thickness of the soup made it seem very filling.
definition 2: the measurement of the distance between the two sides of something.
The wall has a thickness of six inches.
definition 3: a layer.
My new winter jacket is made with two thicknesses of wool.
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