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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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two-dimensionalˌtwo-diˈmensional ●○○ adjective  1 HMFLATflat a two-dimensional shape2 ACHARACTER/PERSONALITYa two-dimensional character in a book, play etc does not seem like a real person
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two-dimensionalFor example, two-dimensional animals living on a one-dimensional earth would have to climb over each other in order to get past each other.a two-dimensional drawingThe mean velocity also varies vertically, and we shall confine attention to two-dimensional flow.These two-dimensional planes cutting through nine-dimensional genetic space give some feeling for what it means to walk through Biomorph Land.To see why, think of the two-dimensional rubber balloon universe with pebbles stuck to it to represent the galaxies.Think of the two-dimensional rubber balloon universe.Figure 3.1 shows one two-dimensional surface, a spherical surface; and Fig. 3.2 shows another, a cylindrical surface.Figure 21.5 shows its distribution in a two-dimensional wake.These artists manipulate paper pulp to make sculptures, reliefs, embossed and two-dimensional work.
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