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the extent of something from side to side

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the capacity to understand a broad range of topics

the extent of something from side to side

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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.
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.
They have used a horizontal breadth for a frieze, and that adds wonderfully to the confusion.
There is one place where two breadths didn't match, and the eyes go all up and down the line, one a little higher than the other.
It is repeated, of course, by the breadths, but not otherwise.
Bicondylar breadth, bicoronoid breadth and minimum ramus breadth reached the highest concordance correlation coefficients at 0.
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).
APPARATUS: Height and Hand breadth right and left side were measured with anthropometer rod and sliding calipers.
The breadth of patent protection has been shown to be an important determinant of patent litigation in studies examining the factors that expose patents to litigation risk (Lerner 1994; Lanjouw and Schankerman 2001: Harhoff and Reitzig 2004).
Students favored lectures for efficiency and directing learning, while PBL was endorsed for breadth of learning and enhancing interpersonal skills.
A recent study in the Federal Reserve Bapk of Kansas City's Economic Review introduces new measures for gauging both the breadth (quantity) and depth (quality) of entrepreneurial activity.
Barbour, in contrast, demonstrates the sheer breadth and richness of the period's religious stocktaking, and he shows how a surprising array of writers were committed to probing the circumstances that comprised and sometimes compromised the Caroline religious experience.