What does thickness mean?

Definitions for thickness
ˈθɪk nɪsthick·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thickness(noun)

    the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width

  2. thickness(noun)

    indistinct articulation

    "judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"

  3. thickness, heaviness(noun)

    used of a line or mark

  4. thickness(noun)

    resistance to flow


  1. thickness(Noun)

    The property of being thick (in dimension).

  2. thickness(Noun)

    A measure of how thick (in dimension) something is.

    The thickness of the Earth's crust is varies from two to 70 kilometres.

  3. thickness(Noun)

    A layer.

    We upholstered the seat with three thicknesses of cloth to make it more comfortable to sit on.

  4. thickness(Noun)

    The quality of being thick (in consistency).

    Whip the cream until it reaches a good thickness.

  5. thickness(Noun)

    The property of being thick (slow to understand).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thickness(noun)

    the quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thickness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thickness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of thickness in a Sentence

  1. David Teuscher:

    A full-thickness tear is not going to heal on its own, it may settle down, it may feel more comfortable, but it may have also been subject to micro re-injury.

  2. Adrian Luckman of Swansea University:

    With a thickness to length ratio akin to five sheets of A4, I am astonished that the ocean waves havent already made ice cubes out of A68.

  3. Kent Moore:

    What we found is from year to year, the ice thickness can change by about 1 meter [3 feet].

  4. Graz Professor Thomas Schmikl:

    The openings will have to be large enough to allow the robot to get in, we expect the robot to have a size (we are still in the design phase, so these are just estimates here) of approximately 50cm [20 inches] long and a thickness of 20cm [8 inches], maybe a bit slimmer.

  5. Pravin Dugel:

    With Beovu, greater fluid reduction was demonstrated through larger decreases in retinal thickness and a higher proportion of patients with drier retinas, coupled with the potential to treat patients with quarterly injections, this approval may change the way we approach the treatment of wet AMD.

Images & Illustrations of thickness

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