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Definitions for width
wɪdθ, wɪtθ; often wɪθwidth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. width, breadthnoun

    the extent of something from side to side

Wiktionary

  1. widthnoun

    The state of being wide.

  2. widthnoun

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

  3. widthnoun

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

  4. widthnoun

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

  5. widthnoun

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

    Manchester United like to play with width.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Widthnoun

    Breadth; wideness. A low word.

    Etymology: from wide.

    For the width of the mortess gage this side, then for the tennant, gage on that end of the quarter you intend the tennant shall be made. Joseph Moxon.

    Let thy vines in intervals be set,
    Indulge their width, and add a roomy space,
    That their extremest lines may scarce embrace. Dryden.

ChatGPT

  1. width

    Width refers to the measurement or extent of something from one side to the other, the lesser of two or larger of three dimensions of a body; typically considered the horizontal measurement when viewed in a standard position. It can also refer to the extent or range of an object, situation, or activity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widthnoun

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

  2. Etymology: [From Wide.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of width in a Sentence

  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. Sylvain Piqueux:

    Because carbon dioxide ice has a symmetry of four, we know dry-ice snowflakes would be cube-shaped, thanks to the Mars Climate Sounder, we can tell these snowflakes would be smaller than the width of a human hair.

  3. Ana Suda:

    He looked at me, and he asked me where I was born, so, I look at him, and I say, 'Are you serious?' He's like, 'I am very serious.'/* global CNN, Modernizr */'use strict';CNN.INJECTOR.executeFeature('video').then(function () {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleUnmutePlayer = function handleUnmutePlayer(containerId, dataObj) {'use strict';var playerInstance,playerPropertyObj,rememberTime,unmuteCTA,unmuteIdSelector = 'unmute_' + containerId,isPlayerMute;dataObj = dataObj || {};if (CNN.VideoPlayer.getLibraryName(containerId) === 'fave') {playerInstance = FAVE.player.getInstance(containerId) || null;} else {playerInstance = containerId }isPlayerMute = (typeof dataObj.muted === 'boolean') ? dataObj.muted : false;if (CNN.VideoPlayer.playerProperties }if (playerPropertyObj.mute playerInstance.unmute();if (unmuteCTA.length > 0) {unmuteCTA.removeClass('video__unmute--active').addClass('video__unmute--inactive');unmuteCTA.off('click');rememberTime = 0;if (rememberTime 0) {$vidEndSlate.find('.l-container').html('');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'us/2018/05/22/border-patrol-speaking-spanish-panel-lemon-ctn-sot.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'body-text_29',theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: 'const-article-inpage',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {.

  4. Antjuan Seawright:

    Many people underestimated the depth and width of the support among African-American voters that Vice President Biden has.

  5. 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.

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