Complete Definition of "depth"

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Pronunciation
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Noun
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  1. The vertical distance below a surface; the amount that something is deep.

#: Measure the depth of the water in this part of the bay.

  1. The distance between the front and the back, as the depth of a drawer or closet.
  2. context|figurative The intensity, complexity, strength, seriousness or importance of an emotion, or situation.

#: The depth of her misery was apparent to everyone.
#: The depth of the crisis had been exaggerated.

  1. context|computing|colors The total palette of available colors.
  2. context|art|photography The property of appearing three-dimensional.

#: The depth of field in this picture is amazing.

Related terms
deep
depth charge
in depth

Translations
trans-top|vertical distance below a surface
Czech: hloubka f
Dutch: diepte f
Finnish syvyys
French: profondeur f
German: Tiefe f
Greek: Î²Î¬Î¸Î¿Ï (vathos) n
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Hebrew: ×¢××ק /Ê¿omeq/ m
Indonesian: dalam|kedalaman
Italian: profondità f
Lithuanian: gylis m, gilumas m
Japanese: æ·±ã (ãµãã, fukasa)
Spanish: profundidad f
Portuguese: profundidade f
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