Definition of Thickness

1. Noun. The dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width.

Generic synonyms: Dimension
Specialized synonyms: Gauge
Attributes: Thick, Thin
Derivative terms: Thick
Antonyms: Thinness



2. Noun. Indistinct articulation. "Judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"
Generic synonyms: Articulation
Derivative terms: Thick

3. Noun. Used of a line or mark.
Exact synonyms: Heaviness
Generic synonyms: Broadness, Wideness
Derivative terms: Heavy, Thick

4. Noun. Resistance to flow.
Generic synonyms: Body, Consistence, Consistency, Eubstance
Specialized synonyms: Semifluidity, Creaminess, Soupiness
Attributes: Thick, Thin
Derivative terms: Thick
Antonyms: Thinness

Definition of Thickness

1. n. The quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective).

Definition of Thickness

1. Noun. The property of being thick (in dimension). ¹

2. Noun. A measure of how thick (in dimension) something is. ¹

3. Noun. A layer. ¹

4. Noun. The quality of being thick (in consistency). ¹

5. Noun. (uncountable informal) The property of being thick (slow to understand). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thickness

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Medical Definition of Thickness

1. 1. The measure of the depth of something, as opposed to its length or width. 2. A layer or stratum. Breslow's thickness, maximal thickness of a primary cutaneous melanoma measured in tissue sections from the top of the epidermal granular layer, or from the ulcer base (if the tumour is ulcerated), to the bottom of the tumour; metastatic rates correlate closely with tumour thickness. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thickness

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thickness (current term)
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Literary usage of Thickness

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1. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1883)
"The interest and the difficulty of such inquiries increase as the thickness of the films diminishes, and culminate when they are sufficiently thin to show ..."

2. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Frederick Eugene Fowle (1916)
"Elaborate measurements of the thickness of soap films have been made by Reinold and Rucker.ll They find that a film of oleate of soda solution containing I ..."

3. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"thickness In a general way, it will be noticed, on studying the various sections of the Morrison formation, that the thickness is much greater in the ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Thus, for the double eagles, our largest coin, the ingot is cast 12-^j inches in length, \Yi inches in width and half an inch in thickness. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Thus, for the' double eagles, our largest coin, the ingot is cast 125-6 inches in length, \Уг inches in width and half an inch in thickness. ..."

6. Bulletin by Ohio State Geologist, Ohio Division of Geological Survey (1909)
"thickness OF THE MIDDLE DEVONIAN AT SANDUSKY. In linking together the sections at Sandusky, Marblehead and Kelley's Island in order to determine the ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1911)
"From these remarks it would seem, that the Circuit Court considered Wood worth as entitled to a patent, '"for reducing boards to a uniform thickness," but ..."

8. The University Geological Survey of Kansas: Reports by Kansas Geological Survey (1896)
"The thickness of the Kansas Coal Measures cannot be much if any less than 2600 feet. In the general section, plate XXII, it is represented as amounting to a ..."

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