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Princeton's WordNet

  1. three-D, 3-D, 3Dnoun

    a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance

  2. three-D, 3-D, 3Dnoun

    having a three-dimensional form or appearance

    "aren't dreams always in 3-D?"


  1. 3d

    3D, short for three-dimensional, refers to objects or images that present a perception of their being depth (length, width, and height) in addition to appearance of height and width. This term is often used in fields such as computer graphics, design, printing, modeling, and cinematography where items are represented in three axes: x, y, and z.

  2. 3d

    3D stands for three-dimensional. It refers to objects or images that provide a perception of depth and volume, having three axes of measurement: height, width, and depth. This term is commonly used in fields such as graphics, animation, gaming, design and printing where a realistic or lifelike appearance is significant.


  1. 3D

    3D is the fourth and final album by American girl-group TLC. It was released by Arista Records on November 12, 2002, seven months after the death of TLC member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. The album debuted at number six on the Billboard 200, and at number four on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, selling 143,000 copies sold in its first week of release. The album earned TLC two Grammy Award nominations, and was certified Platinum by the RIAA in 2002.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 3D in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 3D in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of 3D in a Sentence

  1. Garrett Peterson:

    I think the 3D-printing aspect of that is the most important because if they would’ve just had a standard size [device] it wouldn’t fit, and so the fact that they were able to customize them perfectly for Garrett’s airways I think is what made the difference.

  2. Dimitrios Tsalkanis:

    This whole situation had troubled me a lot before proceeding into the creation of this video, but a monument's impact on society is always interesting to investigate, both at the time when it was built and also at the time it is being 'rediscovered.' So, I think that creating this 3D animation fits both aspects.

  3. Denis Baev:

    As he saw the 3D models, he was amazed, he said, 'But that means I don't have to travel this far to see the fossils.' I imagine that people from all around the world can take a look at all of the fossils we have uncovered.

  4. Marcie Bockbrader:

    We can get something like 2 millimeter accuracy when we’re delivering 900 stimulation pulses over the course of 15 minutes, so it’s a 3D targeting within the brain based on the individual patient’s motor area for their hand.

  5. John Rogers:

    We are excited about the fact that these simple ideas and schemes provide immediate paths to broad and previously inaccessible classes of 3D micro- and nano-structures in a way that is compatible with the highest-performance materials and processing techniques available, we feel that the findings have potential relevance to a wide range of microsystems technologies biomedical devices, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, 3D circuits, sensors and so on.

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    the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    • A. bowel
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