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Meaning of thickness by Wiktionary Dictionary

thickness


    Measuring the thickness of a guitar pick with calipers. The measured thickness is 2.0 mm.

    Noun

    thickness ( countable and uncountable; plural: thicknesses )

    1. ( uncountable ) The property of being thick ( in dimension ) .
    2. ( uncountable ) A measure of how thick ( in dimension ) something is .
      The thickness of the Earth's crust is varies from two to 70 kilometres .
    3. ( countable ) A layer .
      We upholstered the seat with three thicknesses of cloth to make it more comfortable to sit on .
    4. ( uncountable ) The quality of being thick ( in consistency ) .
      Whip the cream until it reaches a good thickness .
    5. ( uncountable, informal ) The property of being thick ( slow to understand ) .

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Explanation of thickness by Wordnet Dictionary

thickness


    Noun
    1. resistance to flow

    2. the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width

    3. used of a line or mark

    4. indistinct articulation

    5. judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily


    Definition of thickness by GCIDE Dictionary

    thickness


    1. Thickness, n. [AS. icnes.] The quality or state of being thick ( in any of the senses of the adjective ).