Associations to the word «Dimension»


DIMENSION, noun. A single aspect of a given thing.
DIMENSION, noun. A measure of spatial extent in a particular direction, such as height, width or breadth, or depth.
DIMENSION, noun. A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
DIMENSION, noun. (geometry) The number of independent coordinates needed to specify uniquely the location of a point in a space; also, any of such independent coordinates.
DIMENSION, noun. (linear algebra) The number of elements of any basis of a vector space.
DIMENSION, noun. (physics) One of the physical properties that are regarded as fundamental measures of a physical quantity, such as mass, length and time.
DIMENSION, noun. (computing) Any of the independent ranges of indices in a multidimensional array.
DIMENSION, noun. (science fiction) (fantasy) An alternative universe or plane of existence.
DIMENSION, verb. (transitive) To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.
DIMENSION LUMBER, noun. Lumber cut to standard sizes.
DIMENSION STONE, noun. Natural stone or rock that has been fabricated to a specific shape / size

Dictionary definition

DIMENSION, noun. The magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height).
DIMENSION, noun. A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished; "self-confidence is not an endearing property".
DIMENSION, noun. One of three Cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space.
DIMENSION, noun. Magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions".
DIMENSION, verb. Indicate the dimensions on; "These techniques permit us to dimension the human heart".
DIMENSION, verb. Shape or form to required dimensions.

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery