breadth

(redirected from breadths)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Financial, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for breadth

Synonyms for breadth

the extent of something from side to side

Synonyms for breadth

the capacity to understand a broad range of topics

the extent of something from side to side

References in classic literature ?
I mean that when you see a Woman, you ought -- besides inferring her breadth -- to see her length, and to SEE what we call her HEIGHT; although that last Dimension is infinitesimal in your country.
Given, then, the length and breadth of the cove, and the character of the surrounding shore, and you have almost elements enough to make out a formula for all cases.
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
Such a rule of the two diameters not only guides us toward the sun in the system and the heart in man, but draws lines through the length and breadth of the aggregate of a man's particular daily behaviors and waves of life into his coves and inlets, and where they intersect will be the height or depth of his character.
At this second interchange of the Christian name, Madame Defarge, still using her toothpick with profound composure, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
No, young lady, I am not a general philanthropist; but I bear a conscience;" and he pointed to the prominences which are said to indicate that faculty, and which, fortunately for him, were sufficiently conspicuous; giving, indeed, a marked breadth to the upper part of his head: "and, besides, I once had a kind of rude tenderness of heart.
With this announcement he rose from his chair, and stood, leaning his arm on the marble mantelpiece: in that attitude his shape was seen plainly as well as his face; his unusual breadth of chest, disproportionate almost to his length of limb.
For the breadth of metatarsals, significant correlation was found between stature and breadths of third and fourth metatarsals.
Also, they developed equations that predict stature from the radiographic lengths and breadths of the second and third metacarpal bones.
As a result, predictive regression equations were computed to estimate stature from foot and hand lengths and breadths.
Materials and Methods: Measurements of body weight, stature, foot length and breadth as well as hand length and breadth were taken from 400 randomly selected students in Al Baha University aged 19-22 years (290 male and 110 female).
This hypothesis, however, was not supported by incisor breadths of black-tailed deer (O.
Males had significantly wider incisor breadths than did females (asymptotes of 61.
Consequently, at asymptotic body mass, males had smaller incisor breadths relative to their mass than did females.
We measured the breadth (width) and the depth (protrusion) of the incisor arcade of moose, age was determined by counting cementum annuli of incisors.