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third dimension

n.
1. The quality of depth or thickness in an object or a space.
2. The quality of seeming real or lifelike.

third′-di·men′sion·al adj.
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third dimension

n
(Mathematics) the additional dimension by which a solid object may be distinguished from a two-dimensional drawing or picture of it or from any planar object
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third′ dimen′sion


n.
1. the additional dimension by which a solid object is distinguished from a planar object; depth.
2. an aspect that heightens the reality or vividness of something.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.third dimension - the dimension whereby a solid object differs from a two-dimensional drawing of it
dimension - the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
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