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 Meanings and Examples of DIMENSION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dimension
 n.  measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length; size; aspect; element
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  It was like encountering an inhabitant of the fourth dimension of space, a being who was free from all one's own limitations.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
2  Out of the recesses of a dark closet, into which this aperture gave admittance, he brought a large pasty, baked in a pewter platter of unusual dimensions.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  The scandal of the truant wife, instead of dying down, has reverberated to greater and greater dimensions.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
4  At last it was agreed that they should endeavour to determine the dimensions of the wood by walking a little more about it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  Venn moved his elbow towards a hollow in which a dense brake of purple-stemmed brambles had grown to such vast dimensions as almost to form a dell.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
6  There are really four dimensions, three which we call the three planes of Space, and a fourth, Time.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In I
7  There is no difference between Time and any of the three dimensions of Space except that our consciousness moves along it.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In I
8  I admit we move freely in two dimensions.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In I
9  Our mental existences, which are immaterial and have no dimensions, are passing along the Time-Dimension with a uniform velocity from the cradle to the grave.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In I
10  The building had a huge entry, and was altogether of colossal dimensions.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
11  The dimensions of the Brys' ball-room must rankle: you may be sure she knows 'em as well as if she'd been there last night with a yard-measure.'
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
12  Carol was touched by his efforts to enjoy picture galleries, and the dogged way in which he accumulated dates and dimensions when they followed monkish guides through missions.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
13  He is of moderate octavo size, varying from fifteen to twenty-five feet in length, and of corresponding dimensions round the waist.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
14  But if from the comparative dimensions of the whale's proper brain, you deem it incapable of being adequately charted, then I have another idea for you.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
15  Upon the right and left, I was walled in by granite warehouses of the widest dimensions, stowed to their utmost capacity with the necessaries and comforts of life.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  There is another dimension you haven't mentioned.
2  His coaching has added another dimension to my game.
3  For him thinking is intellectual labor as if it had an action dimension to it.
4  Anecdotes of legal excess reflect the world we see around us and add a human dimension to an otherwise arcane issue.
5  Describing time as a dimension is a natural assumption.
6  The religious crisis, which caused the Kaduna riots, has now taken on an ethnic dimension and this combination poses a threat to Nigeria's unity.
7  Computer design tools that work in three dimensions.
8  We measured the dimensions of the kitchen.
9  It is important to measure the exact dimensions of the room.
10  In addition to the main distinction based on participant roles, the person system may be organized along a variety of other dimensions.
11  The dimensions of the difficulty for the hydraulic project have only recently been recognized.
12  Love is the thing that we're capable of perceiving that transcends dimensions of time and space.
13  His dimensions helped him punch his way to victory over the previous WBA world champion.