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English noun: thickness

1. thickness (attribute) the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width


Broader (hypernym)dimension


Narrower (hyponym)gauge


Attributethick, thin


Antonymstenuity, thinness, slenderness

2. thickness (communication) indistinct articulation


SamplesJudging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily.


Broader (hypernym)articulation

3. thickness (attribute) used of a line or mark


Synonymsheaviness


Broader (hypernym)broadness, wideness

4. thickness (attribute) resistance to flow


Broader (hypernym)body, consistence, consistency, eubstance


Narrower (hyponym)creaminess, semifluidity, soupiness


Attributethick, thin


Antonymsthinness









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