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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.


ثُلَاثِيُّ الَأبْعَاد trojrozměrný tredimensionel dreidimensional τρισδιάστατος tridimensional kolmiulotteinen en trois dimensions trodimenzionalan tridimensionale 立体的な 3차원의 driedimensionaal tredimensjonal trójwymiarowy tridimensional, tri-dimensional трехмерный tredimensionell สามมิติ üç boyutlu có ba chiều 三维的
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You know how on a flat surface, which has only two dimensions, we can represent a figure of a three-dimensional solid, and similarly they think that by models of thee dimensions they could represent one of four--if they could master the perspective of the thing.
All these are evidently sections, as it were, Three-Dimensional representations of his Four-Dimensioned being, which is a fixed and unalterable thing.
While these simple manipulatives may be most valuable for the kinesthetic learners in a class, all students need to construct three-dimensional mental images in order to understand a wide array of structures and processes.
These objects, which begin as two-dimensional structures, fold themselves into final, functional three-dimensional shapes.
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At some schools, this has translated into efforts to digitize art and art history collections; at others, it has spawned an entirely new breed of data that allows for three-dimensional representations to become part of the knowledge base.
The basic operating principle of three-dimensional printing was developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1989 for the production of a variety of prototype products using ceramics, plastic and metal.
The process is a rapid prototyping technology that can be used to build three-dimensional structures, said Rosen.

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