What does width mean?

Definitions for widthwɪdθ, wɪtθ; often wɪθ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word width.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. width, breadth(noun)

    the extent of something from side to side


  1. width(Noun)

    The state of being wide.

  2. width(Noun)

    The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

  3. width(Noun)

    A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension, especially fabric.

  4. width(Noun)

    The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.

  5. width(Noun)

    The use of all the width of the pitch, from one side to the other.

    Manchester United like to play with width.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Width(noun)

    the quality of being wide; extent from side to side; breadth; wideness; as, the width of cloth; the width of a door

  2. Origin: [From Wide.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'width' in Nouns Frequency: #2534


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of width in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of width in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Evan Esar:

    You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

  2. Fernando Donis:

    It is the same height, it's very much the same width, the location is exactly the same and the name is even mine.

  3. Diane Ackerman:

    I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

  4. David Hu:

    We found that there's a pretty good trend for how lashes change with eye width, that's quite striking because in the mammal-hair literature, you don't see many trends. Hair is usually a function of habitat, activity, things like that.

  5. Kasia Sawicka:

    Having these highly porous 3-D structures that are composed of nanofibers that are approximately 1,000 times the width of a hair produces a huge surface area of reactivity between the skin and patch, and allows for more of an interaction.

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