Date: | 1300-1400 |

Language: | Old French |

Origin: | Latin dimetiri 'to measure out' |

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di‧men‧sion W3 [countable]

1 a part of a situation or a quality involved in it [= aspect]** add a new/an extra/another etc dimension (to something)** ** political/social/economic etc dimension**

His coaching has added another dimension to my game.

It is important to keep in mind the historical dimension to these issues.

2 [usually plural] the length, height, width, depth, or diameter of something : ** dimension of**

a rectangle with the dimensions 5cm x 2cm

We'll need to know the exact dimensions of the room.

3TMAV a direction in space that is at an angle of 90 degrees to two other directions : ➔ fourth dimension, three-dimensional (1), two-dimensional (1)

A diagram represents things in only two dimensions.

Definition of dimension from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
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