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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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widthwidth /wɪdθ/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]WIDE the distance from one side of something to the otherbreadth, lengthwidth of What’s the width of the desk?three feet/two metres etc in width It’s about six metres in width.2 run/extend the (full) width of something3 [countable] the distance from one side of a swimming pool to the other I swam ten widths.4 [countable]TMPIECE a piece of cloth that has been measured and cutwidth of four widths of curtain material
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widthIt measures 3 5/8 inches in height and width.Carpets are available in several different widths.The pasta ranges from threads to hearty widths.An earlier name, Beastmarket, indicates the reason for its width.Once you know the maximum width and length required, you can decide which way the sheet will be laid.Paolo saw him across the width of the church.I was surprised by the width of his shoulders.You can enter the width and number of lines that are displayed on your monitor.Can you just measure the width of the door?The Panhandle is where Golden Gate Park narrows to the width of a single block.Stem strength is affected by its radius, wall width, and material strength.The huge vehicle took up the whole width of the road.
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