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two-dimensional

adjective uk   us   /ˌtuː.daɪˈmen.ʃən.əl/

two-dimensional adjective (SHAPE)

flat, having width and length but not depth

two-dimensional adjective (TOO SIMPLE)

disapproving A person or story that is two-dimensional is too simple, showing little deep, serious thought, or understanding: I didn't believe in any of the characters in the book - they were somehow two-dimensional.
Translations of “two-dimensional”
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 二維的,平面的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 二维的,平面的…
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