thickness

  • 1Thickness — may refer to:* Thickness in graph theory * Thickness of layers in Geology * Thickness planer a woodworking machine * Optical thickness in optics …

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  • 2Thickness — Thick ness, n. [AS. ?icnes.] The quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3thickness — index caliber (measurement), congealment, density, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4thickness — O.E. þicness; see THICK (Cf. thick) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

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  • 5thickness — ► NOUN 1) the distance through an object, as distinct from width or height. 2) the state or quality of being thick. 3) a layer of material. 4) a thicker part of something …

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  • 6thickness — [thik′nis] n. 1. the quality or condition of being thick 2. the measure of how thick a thing is, as distinguished from the length or width of any of its surfaces 3. a layer, stratum, etc. [three thicknesses of cloth] 4. the thickest place or part …

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  • 7thickness — noun Date: before 12th century 1. the smallest of three dimensions < length, width, and thickness > 2. the quality or state of being thick 3. a. viscous consistency < boiled to the thickness of honey > b. the condition of being smoky, foul, or&#8230; …

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  • 8thickness — /thik nis/, n. 1. the state or quality of being thick. 2. the measure of the smallest dimension of a solid figure: a board of two inch thickness. 3. the thick part or body of something: the thickness of the leg. 4. a layer, stratum, or ply: three …

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  • 9thickness — thick|ness [ˈθıknıs] n 1.) [U and C] how thick something is ▪ The thickness of the walls is 5 feet. 2.) a layer of something thickness of ▪ Wrap the cake in a double thickness of foil …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10thickness — UK [ˈθɪknəs] / US noun Word forms thickness : singular thickness plural thicknesses 1) [countable/uncountable] the measurement of how thick something is Cooking time depends on the thickness of the steak. 2) [countable] a layer of something She&#8230; …

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  • 11thickness — n. 1 the state of being thick. 2 the extent to which a thing is thick. 3 a layer of material of a certain thickness (three thicknesses of cardboard). 4 a part that is thick or lies between opposite surfaces (steps cut in the thickness of the&#8230; …

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  • 12thickness — noun a) The property of being thick (in dimension). The thickness of the Earths crust is varies from two to 70 kilometres. b) A measure of how thick (in dimension) something is. We upholstered the seat with three thicknesses of cloth to make it&#8230; …

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  • 13thickness — thick|ness [ θıknəs ] noun 1. ) count or uncount the measurement of how thick something is: Cooking time depends on the thickness of the steak. 2. ) count a layer of something: She couldn t feel much through the three thicknesses she was wearing …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14thickness — noun 1》 the distance through an object, as distinct from width or height.     ↘a layer of material.     ↘a thicker part of something. 2》 the state or quality of being thick. verb plane or cut (wood) to a desired thickness. Derivatives thicknesser …

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  • 15thickness — noun 1 (C, U) how thick something is: The length of nails you need depends on the thickness of the plank. 2 (C) a layer of something (+ of): Wrap the cake in two thicknesses of greaseproof paper …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16thickness — noun 1) the wall is several feet in thickness Syn: width, breadth, depth, diameter 2) several thicknesses of limestone Syn: layer, stratum, stratification, seam, vein; sheet, lamina …

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  • 17thickness — thick•ness [[t]ˈθɪk nɪs[/t]] n. 1) the state or quality of being thick 2) wam the measure of the smallest dimension of a solid figure: a board of two inch thickness[/ex] 3) the thick part of something 4) layer; ply: three thicknesses of&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18thickness — /ˈθɪknəs/ (say thiknuhs) noun 1. the state or quality of being thick. 2. the third dimension of a solid, as distinct from length and breadth. 3. the thick part or body of something. 4. a layer. –verb (t) 5. to cut or prepare to a required&#8230; …

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  • 19thickness — storis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Atstumas tarp pločio paviršių. atitikmenys: angl. thickness vok. Dicke, f rus. толщина, f pranc. épaisseur, f …

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  • 20thickness — storis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Trečiasis kūno matmuo, kai kiti du yra ilgis ir plotis. atitikmenys: angl. thickness vok. Dicke, f rus. толщина, f pranc. épaisseur, f …

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