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Meaning of “thickness” in the English Dictionary

"thickness" in British English

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thicknessnoun

uk   us   /ˈθɪk.nəs/
[U] the ​quality of being ​thick: The thickness of the ​mulch will ​preventweeds from ​growing around the ​shrubs. Just ​feel the thickness of this ​carpet! [C or U] the ​distance between the ​oppositesides of something: How do you ​measure the thickness of ​paper? Look at the thickness of that ​treetrunk. [C] a ​layer of something: Put several thicknesses ofnewspaper on the ​table before you ​startpainting.
(Definition of thickness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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thicknessnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈθɪk·nəs/
the ​state or ​quality of being ​thick; the ​distance from one ​side of something to the ​oppositeside : the thickness of a ​mattress A thickness is a ​layer of something: several thicknesses of ​fabric
(Definition of thickness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thickness”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厚, 粗, 厚度(某物相对两边的距离)…
in Turkish kalınlık, sıklık, koyuluk…
in Russian толщина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厚, 粗, 厚度(某物兩對邊間的距離)…
in Polish grubość…
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