Complete Definition of "dimension"

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English
Image:WRB - Adlitzgraben.jpg|thumb|right|Diagram showing dimensions (2) of a locomotive.

Etymology
From L. dimensionem.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-dimension.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. A single aspect of a given thing.
  2. A measure of spatial extent in a particular direction, such as height, width or breadth, or depth.
  3. A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
  4. geometry Any of the independent coordinates used to specify uniquely the location of a point in a space.
  5. linear algebra The number of elements of any basis of a vector space.
  6. physics One of the physical property regarded as a fundamental measure of a physical quantity, such as mass, length and time.

#:The dimensions of velocity are length divided by time.

  1. computing Any of the independent ranges of index|indices in a multidimensional array.
  2. science fiction An alternative universe or plane of existence.

Synonyms
(single aspect of a thing): aspect
(measure of spatial extent): magnitude, proportion, size, scope
(construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished): attribute, property

Derived terms
top3
correlation dimension
dimensional
dimensional analysis
exterior dimension
fourth dimension
fractal dimension
Hamel dimension
mid3
Hausdorff dimension
information dimension
isoperimetric dimension
Kaplan-Yorke dimension
Krull dimension
Lebesgue covering dimension
mid3
Lyapunov dimension
one-dimensional
pointwise dimension
poset dimension
q-dimension
third dimension

Related terms
hyperdimension

Translations

trans-top|single aspect of a thing
trans-mid
Swedish: aspekt c, dimension#Swedish|dimension c
trans-bottom

trans-top|measure of spatial extent
Czech: rozmÄr m
Dutch: dimensie f, afmeting f
French: #French|dimension f
German: Dimension f
Hebrew: ×××× (meimad) m
Italian: dimensione f
trans-mid
Japanese: é¢ç© (ãããã, menseki)
Portuguese: dimensão
Slovene: dimenzija f
Spanish: dimensión f
Swedish: dimension#Swedish|dimension c
trans-bottom

trans-top|construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
trans-mid
Swedish: dimension#Swedish|dimension c
trans-bottom

trans-top|in geometry
Japanese: 次å (ããã, jigen)
trans-mid
Portuguese: dimensão
Slovene: dimenzija f
Swedish: dimension#Swedish|dimension c
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trans-top|in physics
Dutch: dimensie f
French: #French|dimension f
German: Dimension f
trans-mid
Japanese: 次å (ããã, jigen)
Portuguese: dimensão
Slovene: dimenzija f
Swedish: dimension#Swedish|dimension c
trans-bottom

trans-top|in computing
Czech: rozmÄr m
German: Dimension f
trans-mid
Japanese: 次å (ããã, jigen)
Portuguese: dimensão
Slovene: dimenzija f
Swedish: dimension#Swedish|dimension c
trans-bottom

trans-top|in science fiction
Finnish: ulottuvuus, dimensio
French: #French|dimension f
German: Dimension f
trans-mid
Japanese: 次å (ããã, jigen)
Portuguese: dimensão
Slovene: dimenzija f
Swedish: dimension#Swedish|dimension c
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ttbc|Indonesian: dimensi
ttbc|Korean: ì°¨ì (次å) (chawon)

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.

Translations
trans-top|to mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions
German: dimensionieren
trans-mid
Portuguese: dimensão
Swedish: dimensionera
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French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /di.mÉÌ.sjÉÌ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /di.mA~.sjO~/

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. #Noun|dimension

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