Multidimensional



[dih-men-shuh n, dahy-] /dɪˈmɛn ʃən, daɪ-/

noun
1.
Mathematics.

2.
Usually, dimensions.

3.
(def 6).
4.
magnitude; size:
Matter has dimension.
5.
Topology.

6.
Physics. any of a set of basic kinds of quantity, as mass, length, and time, in terms of which all other kinds of quantity can be expressed; usually denoted by capital letters, with appropriate exponents, placed in brackets:
The dimensions of velocity are [LT−1].
Compare .
7.
dimensions, Informal. the measurements of a woman’s bust, waist, and hips, in that order:
The chorus girl’s dimensions were 38-24-36.
8.
.
verb (used with object)
9.
to shape or fashion to the desired dimensions:
Dimension the shelves so that they fit securely into the cabinet.
10.
to indicate the dimensions of an item, area, etc., on (a sketch or drawing).
/dɪˈmɛnʃən/
noun
1.
(often pl) a measurement of the size of something in a particular direction, such as the length, width, height, or diameter
2.
(often pl) scope; size; extent: a problem of enormous dimensions
3.
aspect: a new dimension to politics
4.
(maths) the number of coordinates required to locate a point in space
5.
(physics)

verb
6.
(transitive) (mainly US)

adj.

also multi-dimensional, 1884, from multi- + dimensional (see dimension).
n.

late 14c., “measurement, size,” from Latin dimensionem (nominative dimensio) “a measuring,” noun of action from past participle stem of dimetri “to measure out,” from dis- (see dis-) + metiri “to measure” (see measure). Meaning “any component of a situation” is from 1929. Related: Dimensional; dimensions.

dimension di·men·sion (dĭ-měn’shən, dī-)
n.

dimension
(dĭ-měn’shən)

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