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width

width

 
pronunciation:
wItth [or] wIth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the length or extent of something from one side to the other; breadth.
We need a board with a width of six inches.
definition 2: the quality or fact or being wide; range or extent; wideness.
We hesitated to cross the river because of its width.The width of his experience makes him a good candidate.
antonyms:
narrowness
similar words:
dimension
definition 3: a piece of something of a specific degree of wideness, such as fabric from selvage to selvage.
The tablecloth requires two widths of fabric.
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The word width contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth " from "steal").