Translation of "depth" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /depθ/ us /depθ/

B1 the distance from the top of something to the bottom

Dig a hole 10 cm in depth.

the quality of having a lot of knowledge or of being able to think seriously about something

Her writing shows astonishing depth.
in depth

in a very detailed way

en profundidad
I have studied this subject in depth.

(Translation of “depth” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /depθ/

the distance from the top downwards or from the surface inwards especially if great

Coal is mined at a depth of 1,000 m.

intensity or strength especially if great

The depth of colour in the painting is astonishing
The depth of his feeling prevented him from speaking.
depths noun plural

a part far under the surface or in the middle of something

the depths of the sea
the depths of winter.
in-depth adjective

(of a survey etc) deep and thorough

a fondo
an in-depth report on alcoholism.
in depth

deeply and thoroughly

a fondo, en profundidad
I have studied the subject in depth.

(Translation of “depth” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)