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Definition of Dimension

Dimension

  1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.
  2. Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.
  3. The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is quantity having one dimension; volume has three dimensions, relative to extension.
  4. A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.
  5. The manifoldness with which the fundamental units of time, length, and mass are involved in determining the units of other physical quantities.

Dimension Quotations

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
Arthur Erickson

It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.
Eckhart Tolle

There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.
Rod Serling

We each have a sixth sense that is attuned to the oneness dimension in life, providing a means for us to guide our lives in accord with our ideas.
Henry Reed

Mindfulness has helped me succeed in almost every dimension of my life. By stopping regularly to look inward and become aware of my mental state, I stay connected to the source of my actions and thoughts and can guide them with considerably more intention.
Dustin Moskovitz
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Dimension Translations

dimension in Afrikaans is grootte, dimensie, afmeting
dimension in Dutch is grootte, bestek, omvang
dimension in Finnish is laajuus, ulottuvuus
dimension in French is ampleur, envergure, dimension
dimension in Norwegian is dimensjon
dimension in Swedish is dimension
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