What does breadth mean?

Definitions for breadth
brɛdθ, brɛtθ, brɛθbreadth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breadth, comprehensiveness, largenessnoun

    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, breadthnoun

    the extent of something from side to side

Wiktionary

  1. breadthnoun

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

  2. breadthnoun

    A piece of fabric of standard width.

  3. breadthnoun

    Scope or range, especially of knowledge or skill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Breadthadjective

    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. Anuj Somany:

    Privatization is prioritization, proliferation & promotion of social evils, mental torture/grills & political ills across the length, breadth & depth of organization, factory & mills.

  2. Professor Gordon Blair:

    We are looking deliberately at breadth, because there may be surprises; the natural environment is all about dependencies and things that can affect other things, the Internet of Sheep is about capturing sheep movements which could tell us a lot.

  3. Peter Kucik:

    There is a lot of breadth to authorize things more broadly than they’ve been authorized, provided that the broad (legislative) contours are adhered to.

  4. Michael Werner:

    I think we chose the Tarantula Nebula as one of our first targets because we knew it would demonstrate the breadth of Spitzers capabilities, that region has a lot of interesting dust structures and a lot of star formation happening, and those are both areas where infrared observatories can see a lot of things that you cant see in other wavelengths.

  5. Sally Munday:

    We are excited about the breadth and at some of the new sports coming in so there will be a real range of medal opportunities, but the athletes are also willing and keen to share their own experiences and it is important to tell those stories and show that this Games is more than medals.

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