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* * *thick·ness (thikґnis) a measurement across the smallest dimension of an object.
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Thickness — may refer to:* Thickness in graph theory * Thickness of layers in Geology * Thickness planer a woodworking machine * Optical thickness in optics … Wikipedia
Thickness — Thick ness, n. [AS. ?icnes.] The quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective). [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
thickness — index caliber (measurement), congealment, density, opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
thickness — O.E. þicness; see THICK (Cf. thick) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
thickness — ► 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 … English terms dictionary
thickness — [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 … English World dictionary
thickness — 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… … New Collegiate Dictionary
thickness — /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 … Universalium
thickness — 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
thickness — 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… … English dictionary
thickness — 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… … Useful english dictionary