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Definition of Breadth

Breadth a. means: Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

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Breadth a. means: Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

Meaning of Breadth

Breadth (a.) means: Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

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Spread (v. i.): To extend in length and breadth in all directions, or in breadth only; to be extended or stretched; to expand.

Dimension (n.): Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.

Broad (superl.): Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.

Spread (v. t.): To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent; to open; to unfurl; as, to spread a carpet; to spread a tent or a sail.

Distent (n.): Breadth.

Breadthless (a.): Without breadth.

Breede (n.): Breadth.

Breadthwise (ads.): In the direction of the breadth.

Footbreadth (n.): The breadth of a foot; -- used as a measure.

Narrowly (adv.): With little breadth; in a narrow manner.

Handful (n.): A hand's breadth; four inches.

Line (n.): That which has length, but not breadth or thickness.

Oblong (a.): Having greater length than breadth, esp. when rectangular.

Narrowing (n.): The act of contracting, or of making or becoming less in breadth or extent.

Magnitude (n.): That which has one or more of the three dimensions, length, breadth, and thickness.

Catholicism (n.): Liberality of sentiment; breadth of view.

Handbreadth (n.): A space equal to the breadth of the hand; a palm.

Amidships (adv.): In the middle of a ship, with regard to her length, and sometimes also her breadth.

Broadness (n.): The condition or quality of being broad; breadth; coarseness; grossness.

Amplitude (n.): Largeness, in a figurative sense; breadth; abundance; fullness.

Mesocephalic (a.): Having the ratio of the length to the breadth of the cranium a medium one; mesaticephalic.

Palet (n.): A perpendicular band upon an escutcheon, one half the breadth of the pale.

Distention (n.): Breadth; extent or space occupied by the thing distended.

Digit (n.): A finger's breadth, commonly estimated to be three fourths of an inch.

Tressure (n.): A kind of border similar to the orle, but of only half the breadth of the latter.

Brachycephalous (a.): Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.

Mesaticephalic (a.): Having the ratio of the length to the breadth of the cranium a medium one; neither brachycephalic nor dolichocephalic.

Solid (n.): A magnitude which has length, breadth, and thickness; a part of space bounded on all sides.

Narrow (v. t.): To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of.

Oval (a.): Having the figure of an egg; oblong and curvilinear, with one end broader than the other, or with both ends of about the same breadth; in popular usage, elliptical.

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Meaning of Breadth

Breadth means: See Beam

Meaning of Buttock

Buttock means: The breadth of a ship where the hull rounds down to the stern

Meaning of Half-Breadth Plan

Half-Breadth Plan means: In shipbuilding, an elevation of the lines of a ship, viewed from above and divided lengthwise.

Meaning of Beam

Beam means: (1) The transverse measurement of a boat at its widest point. Also called breadth. (2) One of the transverse members of a ship's frames on which the decks are laid.

Meaning of finger

finger means: Verb. 1. To sexually molest the genitals, usually a females. 2. To inform. Noun. 1. A measure of alcohol, usually spirits. Based on the breadth of a finger. {Informal}. 2. The gesture of pointing one's middle finger upwards as an insult. Derog. E.g."I didn't bother to say a word, instead I just gave him the finger and walked away."

Meaning of Fathom

Fathom means: A nautical unit of measurement equal to approximately six feet. Sailors didn't go around carrying rulers in their back pocket so they used their bodies instead. For instance to measure fathoms, a sailor would grab a line (rope) and pulling it between outstretched arms the distance from tip of left index finger to tip of right index finger was approximately one fathom or six feet. (If the sailor was six feet) The following are other common approximate measurements of a six foot tall person. The distance from tip of nose to tip of an outstretched arm: one yard (three feet) The distance from elbow to tip of finger: one cubit (18 inches) Length of human foot: one foot (12 inches) Breadth of human hand: one hand (4 inches) -- used chiefly in measuring horses Middle knuckle of index finger: 1 inch

Meaning of Spread

Spread means: To extend in length and breadth in all directions, or in breadth only; to be extended or stretched; to expand.

Meaning of Dimension

Dimension means: Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.

Meaning of Broad

Broad means: Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.

Meaning of Spread

Spread means: To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent; to open; to unfurl; as, to spread a carpet; to spread a tent or a sail.

Meaning of Distent

Distent means: Breadth.

Meaning of Breadthless

Breadthless means: Without breadth.

Meaning of Breede

Breede means: Breadth.

Meaning of Breadthwise

Breadthwise means: In the direction of the breadth.

Meaning of Footbreadth

Footbreadth means: The breadth of a foot; -- used as a measure.

Meaning of Narrowly

Narrowly means: With little breadth; in a narrow manner.

Meaning of Handful

Handful means: A hand's breadth; four inches.

Meaning of Line

Line means: That which has length, but not breadth or thickness.

Meaning of Oblong

Oblong means: Having greater length than breadth, esp. when rectangular.

Meaning of Narrowing

Narrowing means: The act of contracting, or of making or becoming less in breadth or extent.

Meaning of Magnitude

Magnitude means: That which has one or more of the three dimensions, length, breadth, and thickness.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Base

Base means: A place or tract of country, protected by fortifications, or by natural advantages, from which the operations of an army proceed, forward movements are made, supplies are furnished, etc.

Meaning of Cutler

Cutler means: One who makes or deals in cutlery, or knives and other cutting instruments.

Meaning of Historionomer

Historionomer means: One versed in the phenomena of history and the laws controlling them.

Meaning of Roundsmen

Roundsmen means: of Roundsman

Meaning of Unsight

Unsight means: Doing or done without sight; not seeing or examining.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of OLLIE

OLLIE means: Ollie is British slang for a marble.

Meaning of R

R means: R is slang for valium.

Meaning of choke the chicken

choke the chicken means: Male masturbation.

Meaning of book

book means: To drive fast. Boogie-woogie is really cutting the rug!

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