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dimension

di·men·sion

dimension

 
 
pronunciation:
dih men shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: size as measured in a particular direction such as height, width, or depth.
The potential buyers asked about the dimensions of the living room.
synonyms:
size
similar words:
breadth, depth, expanse, extent, height, length, magnitude, measure, measurement, width
definition 2: (usu. pl.) overall breadth or range; scope.
The dimensions of the scandal slowly became clear.
synonyms:
breadth, extent, magnitude, scope, size, width
similar words:
depth, expanse, reach
definition 3: aspect.
This is not a simple problem; rather, it is one of many dimensions.
definition 4: width, depth, or height.
They created a beautiful holographic image in three dimensions.
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similar words:
size
definition 5: duration as measured in units of time.
synonyms:
length
similar words:
duration, measure, span
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