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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


Broader (hypernym)broadness, wideness

4. thickness (attribute) resistance to flow

Broader (hypernym)body, consistence, consistency, eubstance

Narrower (hyponym)creaminess, semifluidity, soupiness

Attributethick, thin


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