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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

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

Texting has added a new dimension to language use, but its long-term impact is negligible. It is not a disaster.
David Crystal

If being a werewolf is really a curse, you've got to treat it honorably. If werewolves are going to carry on, there has to be an incredibly powerful force. There is the business of the craving, the hunger for the kill. It has to be deeply pleasurable and more than an appetite for meat. There has to be a sensual dimension to it.
Glen Duncan

We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.
Walt Disney

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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