Meaning of THICKNESS in English

THICKNESS

thick ‧ ness /ˈθɪknəs, ˈθɪknɪs/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ thick , ↑ thickness , ↑ thickener , thickening, ↑ thicko ; verb : ↑ thicken ; adverb : ↑ thickly ; adjective : ↑ thick ]

1 . [uncountable and countable] how thick something is:

The thickness of the walls is 5 feet.

2 . [countable] a layer of something

thickness of

Wrap the cake in a double thickness of foil.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.