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Definition of Dimensions
DimensionDimension Di*men"sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of
dimetiri to measure out; di- = dis- + metiri to measure: cf.
F. dimension. See Measure.]
1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height,
thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; --
usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or
in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the
dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a
farm, of a kingdom.
Gentlemen of more than ordinary dimensions. --W.
Space of dimension, extension that has length but no
breadth or thickness; a straight or curved line.
Space of two dimensions, extension which has length and
breadth, but no thickness; a plane or curved surface.
Space of three dimensions, extension which has length,
breadth, and thickness; a solid.
Space of four dimensions, as imaginary kind of extension,
which is assumed to have length, breadth, thickness, and
also a fourth imaginary dimension. Space of five or six,
or more dimensions is also sometimes assumed in
2. Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large
3. (Math.) The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time
is quantity having one dimension; volume has three
dimensions, relative to extension.
4. (Alg.) A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a
term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers
a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus,
a^2b^2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth
5. pl. (Phys.) The manifoldness with which the fundamental
units of time, length, and mass are involved in
determining the units of other physical quantities.
Note: Thus, since the unit of velocity varies directly as the
unit of length and inversely as the unit of time, the
dimensions of velocity are said to be length [divby]
time; the dimensions of work are mass [times]
(length)^2 [divby] (time)^2; the dimensions of
density are mass [divby] (length)^3.
Meaning of Dimensions from wikipedia
- the one that was found necessary
electromagnetism. The four dimensions
(4D) of spacetime consist
that are not absolutely defined
- Lego Dimensions
is a Lego-themed action-adventure platform crossover video
by Traveller's Tales
and one time dimension, but it can be generalized
to any number
. Indeed, hyperbolic space
can have more than two dimensions
- In physics, extra dimensions
are proposed additional space
or time dimensions beyond
the (3 + 1) typical
spacetime, such as the first
is the third album
30, 1963 for Blue Note Records. The album
was also re-released in the...
- The Eight Dimensions
(simplified Chinese: 八度空间; traditional
Chinese: 八度空間) is the third studio album
by Taiwanese singer
Jay Chou, released
on 18 July...
is the second extended
play (EP) by Australian
rock band Wolfmother, released
on 31 January
2006. It includes
of four tracks
- Flatland: A Romance
of Many Dimensions
is a satirical novella
by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott
Abbott, first published
in 1884 by Seeley
- Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
is a 2010 action-adventure video
on the Marvel Comics superhero
Spider-Man. Players control
at Manoa argues
has four main dimensions
: economic, political, cultural, ecological, with ideological aspects
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