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English

Diagram showing dimensions (2) of a locomotive.

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] dimensio, -onis.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
dimension

Plural
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dimension ({{{1}}})
  1. A single aspect of a given thing.
  2. A measure of spatial extent in a particular direction, such as height, width or breadth, or depth.
  3. A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
  4. (geometry) Any of the independent coordinates used to specify uniquely the location of a point in a space.
  5. (linear algebra) The number of elements of any basis of a vector space.
  6. (physics) One of the physical property regarded as a fundamental measure of a physical quantity, such as mass, length and time.
    The dimensions of velocity are length divided by time.
  7. (computing) Any of the independent ranges of indices in a multidimensional array.
  8. (science fiction) An alternative universe or plane of existence.

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Verb

Infinitive
to dimension

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to dimension (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.

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Finnish

Noun

dimension

  1. Genitive singular form of dimensio.

French

Pronunciation

Noun

dimension f. (plural dimensions)

  1. dimension

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