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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.: Example:

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.: Example:

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

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.: Example:

Distent (n.): Breadth.: Example:

Breadthless (a.): Without breadth.: Example:

Breede (n.): Breadth.: Example:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.: Example:

Fillet (n.): An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position.: Example:

Fesse (n.): A band drawn horizontally across the center of an escutcheon, and containing in breadth the third part of it; one of the nine honorable ordinaries.: Example:

Chink (n.): A small cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; a gap or crack; as, the chinks of wall.: Example:

Board (n.): A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, -- used for building, etc.: Example:

Bar (n.): An indefinite quantity of some substance, so shaped as to be long in proportion to its breadth and thickness; as, a bar of gold or of lead; a bar of soap.: Example:

Extension (v. t.): The act of extending or the state of being extended; a stretching out; enlargement in breadth or continuation of length; increase; augmentation; expansion.: Example:

Kilting (n.): A perpendicular arrangement of flat, single plaits, each plait being folded so as to cover half the breadth of the preceding one.: Example:

Countergage (n.): An adjustable gage, with double points for transferring measurements from one timber to another, as the breadth of a mortise to the place where the tenon is to be made.: Example:

Strake (n.): One breadth of planks or plates forming a continuous range on the bottom or sides of a vessel, reaching from the stem to the stern; a streak.: Example:

Barrel (n.): A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads.: Example:

Scantling (v. t.): The dimensions of a piece of timber with regard to its breadth and thickness; hence, the measure or dimensions of anything.: Example:

Distention (n.): The act of distending; the act of stretching in breadth or in all directions; the state of being Distended; as, the distention of the lungs.: Example:

Dolichocephalous (a.): Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; -- opposed to brachycephalic.: Example:

Trine (a.): Threefold; triple; as, trine dimensions, or length, breadth, and thickness.: Example:

Juger (n.): A Roman measure of land, measuring 28,800 square feet, or 240 feet in length by 120 in breadth.: Example:

Latitude (n.): Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width.: Example:

Latitude (n.): Extent or breadth of signification, application, etc.; extent of deviation from a standard, as truth, style, etc.: Example:

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

Hair'sbreadth (): The diameter or breadth of a hair; a very small distance; sometimes, definitely, the forty-eighth part of an inch.: Example:

Hand (n.): A measure equal to a hand's breadth, -- four inches; a palm. Chiefly used in measuring the height of horses.: Example:

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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 Grain

Grain means: A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to Tyrian purple.

Meaning of Pluviametrical

Pluviametrical means: See Pluviometrical.

Meaning of Properness

Properness means: The quality of being proper.

Meaning of Rissoid

Rissoid means: Any one of very numerous species of small spiral gastropods of the genus Rissoa, or family Rissoidae, found both in fresh and salt water.

Meaning of Went

Went means: of Wend

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Meaning of icky

icky means: Adj. Gooey or sticky, usually denoting unpleasantly so. {Informal}

Meaning of Raoul

Raoul means: cocaine

Meaning of cheese it

cheese it means: Instruction to run, or action. Is use is another form of "leg it", meaning for everyone to run away. Expletive can be placed before phrase to indicate the urgency for departure.

Meaning of muffy

muffy means: To break wind, fart, e.g. 'Who let Muffy off the chain?' exclaimed after an anonymous fart to discover the perpetrator. Sometimes abbreviated to 'Who muffed?'. This expression was used frequently in Primary School. However, by Secondary school, it seemed to have dropped from the vocabulary. Most likely that was due to a fading interest in random bodily functions, and increased interest in the opposite sex!

Meaning of boo-boo

boo-boo means: A mistake, error. That threat of his doesn't mean boo.

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