Definition of Third dimension

1. Noun. The dimension whereby a solid object differs from a two-dimensional drawing of it.

Generic synonyms: Dimension

Definition of Third dimension

1. Noun. the quality, of depth or thickness, that differentiates a solid object from a two-dimensional image of it ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Third Dimension

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third dimension (current term)
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Literary usage of Third dimension

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

1. A Manual of Psychology by George Frederick Stout (1899)
"Finally, the constant presentation of our own organism as extended, is a great help towards the presentation of the third dimension. For whenever we touch ..."

2. An Inquiry Into the Human Mind, on the Principles of Common Sense by Thomas Reid (1823)
"eluding thickness i and a surface may be either plain in this third dimension, or it may be incur- vated : so that the notion ot'a third dimension en- ters ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Bridge-construction: Being a Text-book on the Design by Thomas Claxton Fidler (1887)
"To acquire the same information in a more direct and ready manner, we must consider the influence of the third dimension. 132. The third dimension—Sectional ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Reid, D.D., Now Fully Collected, with Selections from by Thomas Reid, William Hamilton, Dugald Stewart (1863)
"The being we have supposed, having no conception of a third dimension, ... For a curve surface implies curvature in a third dimension, and я plain surface ..."

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