1. Noun. (plural of breadth) ¹

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Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1874)
"... multiply the quantity thus obtained by one-third the interval between the breadths, and the product shall be deemed the transverse area ; but if the ..."

2. A Manual of Machinery and Millwork by William John Macquorn Rankine (1893)
"RULE B. ("Simpson's Second little," to be used when the number of intervals is a multiple of 3.)— Add together the two endmost breadths, twice every third ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The sum of these three totals is the 'stun of the breadths.' Having obtained these quantities, the tonnage is approximated to in a somewhat arbitrary manner ..."

4. Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers by Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) (1890)
"If the ten-breadths method gave ordinary diagrams 5 or even 3 per cent. too large, it would be unfit for use, and all the results hitherto obtained by its ..."

5. Transactions (1871)
"... HALF-breadths " in a CUTTING with a STEEP GRADIENT. By EDWARD TOWNSEND, MA, Member; Professor of Civil Engineering, Queen's College, Galway. ..."

6. The Elements of the Differential Calculus: Comprehending the General Theory by John Radford Young (1833)
"... breadths and/o«r heights. It is required to demonstrate that in every ... sum of the reciprocals of the squares of the breadths is equal to the sum of ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"breadths are taken at each point of division of the depths and also at the upper and lower points of the depths. The upper breadth of each arpa is to be set ..."