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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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: dimensie
  • French:
  • German: Dimension
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: dimensione
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: dimensión
verb 
  1. (transitive) To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.
Translations: 
  • German: dimensionieren
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From dimensionem.


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