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noun as in measure

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Almost every dimension of inequity has been accentuated here.

From Fortune

At times he’s proposed worlds where the rules of the universe that we take for granted — about space, dimensions, the human body, the nature of dreams — are bent into strange new shapes.

From Vox

All the while, lidar measured the exact dimensions of their bodies.

Psychologists call this misleading feeling of helplessness the “pseudoinefficacy effect,” and it has a political dimension that may keep individuals from working to help others.

From Fortune

A simple argument shows that once the conjecture is false in one dimension, it’s necessarily false in all higher dimensions.

A Europe which is no longer open to the transcendent dimension of life is a Europe which risks slowly losing its own soul.

Underneath, a miniature version of the bug-crazy man is revealed, himself thwacking away in an alternate dimension.

There needs to be a fully thought out strategy with a political dimension that involves the opposition.

Trippy, echoing sound effects give “A Brain In A Bottle” a sense of fullness and dimension—as they do for “Guess Again!”

In the case of Hollywood actresses, too, this expectation takes on an even more pernicious dimension.

For copying by engraving, &c. the exact dimension required of any picture may at once be given to be copied from.

By varying the distances between a and c, and c and b, any dimension required may be given to the positive impression.

It was a genuine western, with high horn and high cantle and two cinches, but much reduced in every dimension.

Dimension lines and centre lines are best put in of different colour.

The arrow-heads at the ends of the dimension lines are now put in with black ink, and so are the figures for the dimensions.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dimension, such as: aspect, element, extent, height, importance, and length.

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