What does breadth mean?

Definitions for breadth
brɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθbreadth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breadth, comprehensiveness, largeness(noun)

    the capacity to understand a broad range of topics

    "a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject"; "a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views"

  2. width, breadth(noun)

    the extent of something from side to side

Wiktionary

  1. breadth(Noun)

    The extent or measure of how broad or wide something is.

  2. breadth(Noun)

    A piece of fabric of standard width.

  3. breadth(Noun)

    Scope or range, especially of knowledge or skill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breadth(adj)

    distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Breadth

    bredth, n. extent from side to side: width: a style in painting in which details are strictly subordinated to the harmony of the whole composition.—adv. Breadth′ways, broadside on. [A.S. brǽdu; Ger. briete. See Broad.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. breadth

    The measure of a vessel from side to side in any particular place athwart-ships. (See STRAIGHT OF BREADTH, HEIGHT OF BREADTH, TOP-TIMBER BREADTH, &c.)--Breadth of beam, extreme breadth of a ship.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breadth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breadth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of breadth in a Sentence

  1. Rishi Khosla:

    It is notoriously hard to get information out of Chinese companies, which is why good research differentiates, in China, you don't have the breadth and depth of coverage you have in Europe and the U.S. The market is significantly more nascent.

  2. David Cameron:

    We were guilty of being very complacent and the funds did n’t come, our horses were injured at the wrong time and I just missed qualifying by a hair’s breadth, but I feel like all of these things have helped me plan.

  3. Margaret Cho:

    If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach.

  4. Lynda Sheridan:

    Terrill's damages will be based on the breadth of her reputation and the value of that reputation in her industry, the potential damages to Terrill will be in accordance with the extent of her career and reputation as a journalist and the extent of the audience Gawker has disseminated the information to.

  5. Stuart Benjamin:

    That is an argument of enormous breadth.

Images & Illustrations of breadth

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