wideness


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wide

 (wīd)
adj. wid·er, wid·est
1.
a. Having a specified extent from side to side: a ribbon two inches wide.
b. Extending over a great distance from side to side; broad: a wide road; a wide necktie.
2. Having great extent or range; including much or many: a wide selection; granting wide powers; wide variations.
3. Fully open or extended: look with wide eyes.
4.
a. To the side of or at a distance from a given boundary, limit, or goal: a shot that was wide of the target.
b. Baseball Outside.
c. Sports Being toward or near one of the side boundaries of a playing area, such as a sideline on a football field.
5. Deviating or straying from something expected or specified: a remark that was wide of the truth.
6. Linguistics Lax.
adv. wider, widest
1. Over a great distance; extensively: traveled far and wide.
2. To the full extent; completely.
3. To the side of or at a distance from a given boundary, limit, or goal.
4. Sports Toward or near one of the sides of a playing area: ran wide to catch a pass.
n. Sports
A ball bowled outside of the batsman's reach, counting as a run for the batting team in cricket.

[Middle English, from Old English wīd; see wi- in Indo-European roots.]

wide′ly adv.
wide′ness n.
wid′ish adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wideness - the property of being wide; having great width
width, breadth - the extent of something from side to side
thickness, heaviness - used of a line or mark
narrowness - the property of being narrow; having little width; "the narrowness of the road"
2.wideness - unusual largeness in size or extent or number
bigness, largeness - the property of having a relatively great size
enormity - vastness of size or extent; "in careful usage the noun enormity is not used to express the idea of great size"; "universities recognized the enormity of their task"

wideness

noun
The extent of something from side to side:
Translations
إتِّساع
breddevidde
laajuusleveys
szélesterjedelmes
breidd, vídd

wideness

[ˈwaɪdnɪs] Nanchura f, amplitud f

wideness

[ˈwaɪdnɪs] n
[road, river] → largeur f
[knowledge, experience] → étendue f
[choice] → étendue
[gap, difference] → étendue f

wideness

n
(of road, gap)Breite f; (of skirt)Weite f
(of knowledge, coverage, interests)Breite f; (of variety, choice)Reichtum m

wideness

[ˈwaɪdnɪs] n (see adj) → larghezza, vastità, ampiezza

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.
References in classic literature ?
I encompassed it almost round, before I could find a convenient place to land in; which was a small creek, about three times the wideness of my canoe.
Wherefore, probably, he practised his iron inhibition and preached it to others, and preferred women of his own type, who could shake free of this bestial and regrettable ancestral line and by discipline and control emphasize the wideness of the gulf that separated them from what their dim forbears had been.
'So what I plan for them is to give them proper stalls, even if I have to give them myself, so they could sell in the area because I don't think they are an obstruction given the wideness of the street.'
The MITSUBISHI MOTORS' signature Dynamic Shield front view design concept has been further evolved on the new PAJERO SPORT while securing good visibility, emphasizing the sense of wideness with the headlights continuing from the front grille and the combination lamps at the bumper corners.
This definition, however, faced strong criticism within the United Kingdom (UK) especially for the wideness of its scope.18 And this definition later on changed with the inclusion of new amendments.19
"I explained the wideness of the protectorate, referred to the spaces they are familiar with, and the rocky slippery ground through things they already know, in order to help them draw a picture of the place that is closest to the real one," she said.
On echocardiography, pericardial effusion surrounding the heart circumferentially with a wideness up to 1 cm was detected (Figure 1).
Consider this one: "The length of our life is finite, but its wideness depends on us." This philosophy just means that our purpose is to achieve grand things and widen the scope of our lives in the short time we have.
The "wideness and greatness" of the concept of change should, again, be understood from the perspective of production and reproduction: time produces "an intermingling of the genial influences of heaven and earth, and transformation in its various forms abundantly proceeds." All things are born from the interaction of Yin and Yang, and are therefore closely related.
Moreover, by increasing the energy delivered to surface, that is by increasing the power and decreasing the writing speed, the wideness and the thickness of the tracks becomes so high that there is dissipation of the signal between adjacent tracks.
The data setting for our test case is as follows: the space domain [OMEGA] = [-[pi], [pi]), the final time T =1, the initial von Mises distribution has center [mu] = 0 and wideness [kappa] = 400, the drift of the stochastic process is b = 0 and the Gaussian volatility is [sigma] = [square root of (0.02)].
As a matter of fact and based on the analysis of different forms of face (according to the angular measurements), the wideness of the interlabial angle among the average face (122.67 [+ or -] 7.87[degrees]) and the narrow face (121.6 [+ or -] 6.15[degrees]) clearly means a retrognathia of their face (Table 5).