Meaning of THICKNESS in English

THICKNESS

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

different

You had to look inside the shoes to be able to judge the different thicknesses of sole and heel.

Children like to handle scraps of material of different texture and thickness .

Paper of different texture or thickness may be used.

The brushes, too, may be of different thicknesses or lengths.

Note that wall and floor types are of different thicknesses , just like ordinary ceramic tiles.

double

Turn out the cake and wrap in a double thickness of greaseproof and foil until ready to decorate.

They are then retained on the sail by tape made into double thickness tags.

Stand tins on a baking tray lined with a double thickness of brown paper.

The frill is obtained by sewing a channel through a double thickness of fabric below the top of the curtain.

Cut round the design through the double thickness of paper.

He pulled the double thickness of the cloak tighter around him and wondered briefly why he had not worn his hiking clothes.

Strengthened key ring attachment. Double thickness on seat and knees.

full

This study examined whether the phospholipid composition of the full thickness gastric mucosa is changed in peptic ulcer disease and gastritis.

In eight of the 11 patients, full thickness intestinal biopsy specimens were available for histological examination.

This extra truss member was designed to provide full thickness of insulation across the entire width of the house.

We and others have described the histological characteristics of full thickness intestinal biopsies in patients with visceral myopathy and neuropathy.

Histological examination of the resected colon confirmed Crohn's colitis with patchy full thickness inflammation and multiple granulomata.

The number one remedy in third degree bums, that is, the full thickness of the skin has been lost.

great

On an equal mass comparison, this further favours the composites because their low densities allow much greater panel thickness .

Continental lithosphere stands higher than oceanic lithosphere because continental crust is both of greater thickness and lower density than oceanic crust.

It also offers perimeter weighting, greater face thickness than any steel driver and feel and sound comparable with persimmon.

The great thicknesses of the seams are impressive evidence of the abundance and persistence of the early forests.

It would be possible to have a greater thickness of roof insulation if a trussed rafter roof were used.

■ NOUN

wall

The fixing process is simple and clean, and only minimally increases wall thickness and adds little dead weight to the structure.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Flatten the meat to about 1/4-inch thickness .

It's about the same thickness as a £1 coin.

The cheese slicer can be adjusted to cut slices of different thicknesses.

Wrap the spices in a double thickness of cloth.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All this affects the weight and thickness of steel that the designer instructs the steel fabricators to supply for the beams.

Grill the tuna steaks for 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on thickness .

On an equal mass comparison, this further favours the composites because their low densities allow much greater panel thickness .

The fixing process is simple and clean, and only minimally increases wall thickness and adds little dead weight to the structure.

The great thicknesses of the seams are impressive evidence of the abundance and persistence of the early forests.

Upon one table lay a huge, dark-red object, about the thickness of my body.

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