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Meaning of “depth” - Learner’s Dictionary

depth

noun     /depθ/
TOP TO BOTTOM [C, U]
B1 the distance from the top of something to the bottom: The lake reaches a maximum depth of 292 metres. Dig a hole 10 cm in depth.Measurements in general
FRONT TO BACK [C, U]
the distance from the front to the back of somethingMeasurements in general
AMOUNT [U]
how much someone knows or feels about something: She was amazed at the depth of his knowledge.Detailed and careful
in depth
B2 giving all the details: With access to the Internet, students can do their homework in greater depth.Detailed and carefulComplete and wholeVery and extreme
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