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Definition of Depth

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.

Depth Quotations

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
Albert Camus

The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.
James E. Faust

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Khalil Gibran

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.
Richard Bach
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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
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