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(thrē′dĭ-mĕn′shə-nəl, -dī-)
1. Of, relating to, having, or existing in three dimensions.
2. Having or appearing to have extension in depth.
3. Treating many aspects of a subject; lifelike: a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government.






1. (Mathematics) of, having, or relating to three dimensions: three-dimensional space.
2. (Photography) (of a film, transparency, etc) simulating the effect of depth by presenting slightly different views of a scene to each eye
3. (Mathematics) having volume
4. lifelike or real


1. having, or seeming to have, the dimension of depth as well as width and height.
2. (esp. in a literary work) fully developed; lifelike.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.three-dimensional - involving or relating to three dimensions or aspects; giving the illusion of depth; "lifelike three-dimensional characters"; "a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government"; "they shot the movie in three-D"
multidimensional - having or involving or marked by several dimensions or aspects; "multidimensional problems"; "a multidimensional proposition"; "a multidimensional personality"
2.three-dimensional - having three dimensions


adjective solid, rounded, holographic, stereoscopic, stereographic software which creates three-dimensional images


[ˈθriːdɪˈmenʃənl] ADJtridimensional


[ˌθriːdaɪˈmɛnʃənl] adjtridimensionale


(θriː) noun
1. the number or figure 3.
2. the age of 3.
1. 3 in number.
2. aged 3.
having three (of something). a three-page letter.
ˌthree-diˈmensional adjective
(abbreviation 3–D) having three dimensions, ie height, width and depth.
three-ˈquarter adjective
not quite full-length. a three-quarter (-length) coat.
ˈthree-year-old noun
a person or animal that is three years old.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is three years old.


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