Meaning of THICKNESS in English

THICKNESS

/thik"nis/ , n.

1. the state or quality of being thick.

2. the measure of the smallest dimension of a solid figure: a board of two-inch thickness.

3. the thick part or body of something: the thickness of the leg.

4. a layer, stratum, or ply: three thicknesses of cloth.

v.t.

5. to bring (a piece, as a board) to a uniform thickness.

[ bef. 900; ME thiknesse, OE thicnes. See THICK, -NESS ]

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