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width

 (wĭdth, wĭth, wĭtth)
n.
1. The state, quality, or fact of being wide.
2. Abbr. w The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.
3. A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension or its crosswise grain, especially a piece of fabric measured from selvage to selvage.

[wide + -th.]

width

(wɪdθ)
n
1. the linear extent or measurement of something from side to side, usually being the shortest dimension or (for something fixed) the shortest horizontal dimension
2. the state or fact of being wide
3. a piece or section of something at its full extent from side to side: a width of cloth.
4. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the distance across a rectangular swimming bath, as opposed to its length
[C17: from wide + -th1, analogous to breadth]

width

(wɪdθ, wɪtθ; often wɪθ)

n.
1. extent from side to side; breadth.
2. a piece of the full wideness of something, as cloth.
[1620–30; wide + -th1, modeled on breadth, etc.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.width - the extent of something from side to side
dimension - the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
broadness, wideness - the property of being wide; having great width
beam - (nautical) breadth amidships
narrowness - the property of being narrow; having little width; "the narrowness of the road"

width

noun breadth, extent, span, wideness, reach, range, measure, scope, diameter, compass, thickness, girth The width of the road has been increased to 20 ft.

width

noun
The extent of something from side to side:
Translations
إتِّساععَرْضعُرْض
šířka
breddevidde
leveyslaajuus
širina
szélesség
breiddbreidd, vídd
širina
bredd
ความกว้าง
genişlikengeniş olma
chiều rộng

width

[wɪdθ] N
1. [of street, river] → ancho m, anchura f
what width is the room?¿qué ancho or anchura tiene la habitación?
it is five metres in width; it has a width of five metrestiene cinco metros de ancho or anchura, tiene un ancho or una anchura de cinco metros
2. [of fabric, swimming pool] → ancho m
to swim a widthhacer un ancho (de la piscina)

width

[ˈwɪdθ] n
(= measurement across) → largeur f
the width of sth → la largeur de qch
in width → de large
It's 7 metres in width → Cela fait 7 mètres de large.
(= fact of being wide) → largeur f
I was amazed at the width of the river → J'étais stupéfait devant la largeur du fleuve.
[swimming pool] → largeur f
He can swim a width underwater → Il peut nager une largeur sous l'eau.

width

n
Breite f; (of trouser legs, skirts etc)Weite f; six feet in widthsechs Fuß breit; what is the width of the material?wie breit liegt dieser Stoff?
(= piece of material)Breite f; three widths of clothdrei mal die Breite

width

[wɪdθ] n (see adj) → larghezza, ampiezza; (of fabric) → altezza
it's 7 metres in width → è largo 7 metri

wide

(waid) adjective
1. great in extent, especially from side to side. wide streets; Her eyes were wide with surprise.
2. being a certain distance from one side to the other. This material is three metres wide; How wide is it?
3. great or large. He won by a wide margin.
4. covering a large and varied range of subjects etc. a wide experience of teaching.
adverb
with a great distance from top to bottom or side to side. He opened his eyes wide.
ˈwidely adverb
ˈwiden verb
to make, or become, wide or wider. They have widened the road; The lane widens here.
ˈwideness noun
width (widθ) noun
1. size from side to side. What is the width of this material?; This fabric comes in three different widths.
2. the state of being wide.
ˌwide-ˈranging adjective
(of interests etc) covering a large number of subjects etc.
ˈwidespread adjective
spread over a large area or among many people. widespread hunger and disease.
give a wide berth (to)
to keep well away from. I give people with colds a wide berth / give a wide berth to people with colds.
wide apart
a great (or greater than average) distance away from one another. He held his hands wide apart.
wide awake
fully awake.
wide open
fully open. The door was wide open; Her eyes are wide open but she seems to be asleep.

width

عُرْض šířka bredde Breite πλάτος anchura leveys largeur širina larghezza breedte bredde szerokość largura ширина bredd ความกว้าง genişlik chiều rộng 宽度

width

n. anchura, ancho.

width

n anchura, ancho
References in classic literature ?
Beyond stretched the flat marshland, its mossy turf leavened with cracks and creeks of all widths, filled also with sea-slime and sea-water.
I said at the time that the bodice should be cut longer, and made of two widths.
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In terms of these partial width amplitudes, the neutron partial widths of the s- and p-wave resonances are [[GAMMA].
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However, a wide variety of diameters, widths and magnetic strengths are available to provide the desired capacity and degree of separation at the lowest possible cost.
Finding cleats made in multiple widths is tougher than finding a kicker who can consistently boot 60-yard field goals.
The panel-mounting rail design allows the user to determine which panel width is required at the time of actual installation, eliminating costly floor plan and equipment layouts to accommodate various cabinet widths.
The use of striped-parity arrays such as RAID-5 with high-capacity drives and/or with large stripe widths (high drive numbers) presents issues with regard to providing continuous performance, both from an availability and performance standpoint.
Simulation result: By reducing the widths of the melting channel, Wheeler's DSB-1 barrier actually reduces melting capability below that of either Schippers/Barr or Dray/Kim to 617 lb/hr.
The choice can be influenced by the value of the lumber, the production volume required, the degree to which rip widths can be standardized, the mix of random versus specified width rippings, the required quality of glue joints, production lot sizes and the capital available to install the system.