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Definition of Depth


  1. The quality of being deep; deepness; perpendicular measurement downward from the surface, or horizontal measurement backward from the front; as, the depth of a river; the depth of a body of troops.
  2. Profoundness; extent or degree of intensity; abundance; completeness; as, depth of knowledge, or color.
  3. Lowness; as, depth of sound.
  4. That which is deep; a deep, or the deepest, part or place; the deep; the middle part; as, the depth of night, or of winter.
  5. The number of simple elements which an abstract conception or notion includes; the comprehension or content.
  6. A pair of toothed wheels which work together.
  7. The perpendicular distance from the chord to the farthest point of an arched surface.
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Depth Translations

depth in Afrikaans is diepte
depth in Danish is dybde
depth in Dutch is kolk, diepte
depth in French is profondeur
depth in German is Tiefe
depth in Italian is fondo
depth in Norwegian is dyp, dybde
depth in Portuguese is profundidade
depth in Spanish is hondura, profundidad
depth in Swedish is djup