Meaning of DEPTH in English

DEPTH

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a depth gauge

A depth gauge is essential for telling you how deep you are when diving.

be in the depths of recession (= be at its worst level )

The country is in the depths of recession.

depth charge

depths of...soul

It was as if those grey eyes could see into the very depths of her soul .

in the depths of winter (= in the middle of the winter )

Even in the depths of winter, the harbour is never completely frozen.

the depth of an emotion (= how strong an emotion is )

She was surprised by the depth of her emotions.

the depths of despair (= very strong feelings of despair )

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

great

Further along is Jingle Pot, another large crater of no great depth .

At greater depths , researchers have found other bootstraps.

It can be sold mild when young, or matured to a greater depth of flavour.

It always amazes me that animals reach the surface alive from great depths .

I don't claim any great originality or depth , but it is the best I can do at the moment.

Throw it all together, along with a few indigenous ingredients, and you have an unparalleled culinary repertoire of great depth .

Chablis Premier Cru, Côte de Lechet 1990, £9.95 - full, rich, white, great depth of flavour.

It is the second point which we should reexamine now in greater depth .

maximum

Once in the water the diving followed a tortuous corkscrewing route reaching a maximum depth of 34.5 metres.

The dive log screen displays maximum depth , dive time and surface interval for the last ten dives.

A bar graph shows present depth and maximum depth reached.

Error 1402 Maximum package depth exceeded - repeat listing at a lower level package.

It displays maximum depth and elapsed dive time.

Luckily, the reactor was turned back on before the submarine imploded from the pressure of being beyond its maximum design depth .

Some fixed lens cameras have a maximum and minimum focus, and might restrict the maximum depth you can dive to.

shallow

In Britain, in particular, there can be few areas where water is not available at a shallow depth .

Camera-shake and shallow depth of field can cause problems.

Heating probably begins at quite shallow depths but because the downgoing plate is cold virtually all of this heat is initially absorbed.

Nuclear waste is disposed of at much shallower depths .

You must wait at that depth , within 0.5 metres, until a shallower depth or a new no-stop time is indicated.

Only small quantities of oil are transported through the actual canal because the shallow water depth bars the passage of large tankers.

But it was the remorse of youth - intense, yet so shallow its depth is plumbed at a glance.

Programmable shallow depth alarm and adjustable keel depth.

■ NOUN

charge

Alternatively mines or depth charges could be loaded.

A short while later, patrol boats, equipped with depth charges , approached from the flanks.

Anyway, Taureg survived thirty-eight depth charges so she deserves a bit of a cheer.

This would leave nuclear-armed bombers, cruise missiles and depth charges .

Even more elusive have been facts about retrieving nuclear depth charges from lost helicopters.

The depth charge was set for 105.

ocean

Life in the ocean depths poses many special problems, requiring special adaptations.

Man is a wellspring; woman an ocean depth .

Monsters, stirred from the lightless ocean depths by the sinking of the lands, sometimes come ashore here in search of prey.

■ VERB

add

Ask your hairdresser about tinted lights, which add warmth and depth .

In a saute pan, add water to a depth of l / 4 inch.

Right: Add depth and elegance to plain painted walls with a Fablon peel and stick border.

I added a few small hydrangea florets to perfect the shape and add some depth to the range of colours used.

What really adds depth to this documentary, though, is its status as a poignant historical document.

discuss

The half-day course on the Census introduces the problems but does not attempt to discuss them in depth .

As we will discuss later in more depth , bonds are IOUs that pay a specific rate of inter-est.

It is discussed in depth further on in this section and should be studied.

Both these aspects will be discussed later in some depth .

These two points of view seem important enough to discuss in much greater depth .

I shall discuss circulation at greater depths in section 9.3.3.

This question will therefore be discussed in some depth in Chapter 3.

One aspect of this type of criminality, business or corporate crime, will be discussed in some depth in Chapter 3.

explore

I've started to look at this and want to explore it in greater depth .

A rental car is the best bet for exploring Meteora in depth .

As we discuss shortly, this particular problem has also been explored in depth by feminist writing.

Each core has a particular set of topics for consideration each year, and students find ways to explore these in depth .

Two case studies were explored in depth .

The underlying reasons for these differences are explored in depth in chapters 7 and 8.

Claman sets out to explore in depth fundamental questions, but readers expecting such will be left unfulfilled and let down.

give

Lines parallel to the horizon give breadth, that is to say a section of nature ... Lines perpendicular to this horizon give depth .

A touch of Cognac gives it depth and a hint of sweetness.

This purported to give viewers colour and depth from a drunken double image viewed through red and blue specs.

What we tried to do was to give it some depth and dimension.

The band have a live intensity that's missing on their recordings and gave added depth to Let Me Down.

He wanders in and out of these afternoons, the bright hot skies that give tone and depth to narrow data.

John Gregory's close-season signings have given his squad greater depth and the attack has more scoring potential.

This gave greater depth to most of the patterns, but often made the dancers appear earthbound.

hide

She believed George Harrison had hidden depths .

There are no hidden depths or subtle shades here.

There he might hope to hide in the depths , to escape our attentions.

increase

Cool colors recede, increasing the sense of depth .

The ability to collapse their lung air-sacs with increasing depth is probably the dolphin's major protection against the bends.

When people exercise, it tends to increase the depth of their sleep.

And the actual practice of benchmarking is increasing both in depth and extent.

The melting point increases with depth in the Earth because of the increasing pressure.

plumb

How could they soar so high one minute, then plumb the depths ?

It was Amy who correctly assessed her brother, although not even she plumbed the depths of his duplicity.

Perhaps he plumbed a depth beyond human sensitivity.

We certainly need to continue our investigations; to advance ideas; to plumb the mysterious depths of the human psyche.

reveal

Careful plumbing will reveal depth and type of bottom.

Over the years his admirable private-eye hero, Spenser, has revealed intriguing depths of sensitivity and literary appreciation.

He opened his recruitment consultancy in January 1991, just as the recession was revealing the depths to which it could sink.

He talks about them non-stop, rapid-fire, revealing a depth of knowledge that contradicts the simplicity of the subject.

November 3: A picture of the couple reveals the depth of the rift.

And Cowher has revealed just enough intellectual depth to assure women that he is not a stupid brute.

Overnight the world has opened up and revealed its depth and colour.

The 20-bit master revealed audible improvements in depth , breadth and clarity.

show

This proprietary blend shows tremendous depth and concentration, with generous blackberry fruit and hints of chocolate and blueberry.

His letter is worth quoting as it shows the depth of feeling and suspicion in the Services at that time.

This full-bodied, lush wine shows impressive complexity and depth for one so inexpensive.

In novice mode, the screen shows current depth , no-stop time, dive time and cylinder contents.

The dive planning screen is a look-ahead facility showing a selection of depths and no-stop times depending on your current decompression status.

A bar graph shows present depth and maximum depth reached.

These internal appointments show the depth of management in the Company.

sink

But once she had tried it on, her spirits sank once more to unprecedented depths .

Mr Mallory was smoking behind a newspaper, sunk in the depths of his arm-chair.

study

Nevertheless the specific problems and prospects of the churches' own media need to be studied in greater depth .

And the short story is studied in depth in school and college.

In fact, you won't have to pay a penny until you've studied your policy in depth .

In the third and fourth years, a wider range of authors is studied in greater depth .

Therefore we need to study in greater depth the role played by television and other visual media in contemporary society.

Certainly the boards we studied in more depth had made serious efforts to understand their duties and responsibilities.

The Diploma gives a choice of studying in depth three out of ten subjects.

Nine multi-divisional companies are studied in depth with interviews conducted at corporate, division and operating unit level.

understand

What is vital is that you understand the depth of feelings involved here.

Nor did they understand the depth of our cultural assumptions about gender roles.

Mr. Tom King I have received many such representations and I well understand the depth of feeling on the part of those expressing their concern.

But merely examining national poverty statistics is not sufficient to understand the depth of poverty in the United States.

She did not pretend to understand such depth of feeling.

Not disinterested; he is certainly smart enough to understand the depth and breadth of his blessings.

It does not take much imagination to understand the depth of grief that the parents feel at the loss of their baby.

Even at age three she understood the depth of the commitment certain people have for her.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

plumb the depths (of despair/misery/bad taste etc)

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Buckeye Lake reaches depths of eight to ten feet.

Network news coverage often lacks depth .

The depth of the pond varies with the rainfall.

The drawers have a depth of 16 inches.

The plants need sand with a depth of at least 10 to 15 cm to grow.

The poll results indicate the depth of public concern about the economy.

The ship's navigational equipment can measure the depth of the water.

Their national team will have a little more depth this year.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But this is a play which combines surface brilliance with a surprising depth of feeling.

In summer the gardens would have looked colourful and pretty but somehow in the depths of the Provençal winter they appeared melancholy.

The intermediary requires a greater depth in instruction.

The One, without name or form, is the infinite depth , the unlimited ocean of being.

The result has been to produce a society of great institutional depth .

There, the themes of depth , impenetrable darkness, water, abandonment, corruption and death are all present at once.

Therefore I felt I could just mention them but not go into depth .

They allow us to externalize what we hold in our own subconscious depths.

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