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two-dimensionaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtu·dɪˈmen·ʃə·nəl/
art flat, having ​width and ​length but not ​depth: Painting is a two-dimensional ​art that ​tries to give the ​illusion of three ​dimensions.
(Definition of two-dimensional from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "two-dimensional" - British English Dictionary

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two-dimensionaladjective

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, ​seriousthought, or ​understanding: I didn't ​believe in any of the ​characters in the ​book - they were ​somehow two-dimensional.
(Definition of two-dimensional from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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two-dimensionaladjective

uk   us   /ˌtuːdaɪˈmentʃənəl/
→  2-D
(Definition of two-dimensional from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “two-dimensional”
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 二维的,平面的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 二維的,平面的…
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