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Dimension vs. Aspect

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Dimensionnoun

A single aspect of a given thing.

Aspectnoun

Any specific feature, part, or element of something.

Dimensionnoun

A measure of spatial extent in a particular direction, such as height, width or breadth, or depth.

Aspectnoun

The way something appears when viewed from a certain direction or perspective.

Dimensionnoun

A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.

Aspectnoun

The way something appears when considered from a certain point of view.

Dimensionnoun

(geometry) The number of independent coordinates needed to specify uniquely the location of a point in a space; also, any of such independent coordinates.

Aspectnoun

A phase or a partial, but significant view or description of something.

Dimensionnoun

(linear algebra) The number of elements of any basis of a vector space.

Aspectnoun

One's appearance or expression.

Dimensionnoun

(physics) One of the physical properties that are regarded as fundamental measures of a physical quantity, such as mass, length and time.

‘The dimension of velocity is length divided by time.’;

Aspectnoun

Position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass.

‘The house has a southern aspect, i.e. a position which faces the south.’;

Dimensionnoun

(computing) Any of the independent ranges of indices in a multidimensional array.

Aspectnoun

Prospect; outlook.

Dimensionnoun

An alternative universe or plane of existence.

Aspectnoun

(grammar) A grammatical quality of a verb which determines the relationship of the speaker to the internal temporal flow of the event which the verb describes, or whether the speaker views the event from outside as a whole, or from within as it is unfolding.

Dimensionverb

(transitive) To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.

Aspectnoun

(astrology) The relative position of heavenly bodies as they appear to an observer on earth; the angular relationship between points in a horoscope.

Dimensionnoun

Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; - usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.

‘Gentlemen of more than ordinary dimensions.’;

Aspectnoun

(obsolete) The act of looking at something; gaze.

Dimensionnoun

Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.

Aspectnoun

(obsolete) Appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view.

Dimensionnoun

The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is quantity having one dimension; volume has three dimensions, relative to extension.

Aspectnoun

(programming) In aspect-oriented programming, a feature or component that can be applied to parts of a program independent of any inheritance hierarchy.

Dimensionnoun

A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.

Aspectverb

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Dimensionnoun

The manifoldness with which the fundamental units of time, length, and mass are involved in determining the units of other physical quantities.

Aspectverb

(Wicca) To channel a divine being.

Dimensionnoun

the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)

Aspectverb

(obsolete) To look at.

Dimensionnoun

a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished;

‘self-confidence is not an endearing property’;

Aspectnoun

The act of looking; vision; gaze; glance.

‘His aspect was bent on the ground.’;

Dimensionnoun

one of three cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space

Aspectnoun

Look, or particular appearance of the face; countenance; mien; air.

‘[Craggs] with aspect open shall erect his head.’;

Dimensionnoun

magnitude or extent;

‘a building of vast proportions’;

Aspectnoun

Appearance to the eye or the mind; look; view.

‘The true aspect of a world lying in its rubbish.’;

Dimensionverb

indicate the dimensions on;

‘These techniques permit us to dimension the human heart’;

Aspectnoun

Position or situation with regard to seeing; that position which enables one to look in a particular direction; position in relation to the points of the compass; as, a house has a southern aspect, that is, a position which faces the south.

Dimensionverb

shape or form to required dimensions

Aspectnoun

Prospect; outlook.

‘This town affords a good aspect toward the hill from whence we descended.’;

Dimensionnoun

a measurable extent of a particular kind, such as length, breadth, depth, or height

‘the drawing must be precise in dimension’; ‘the final dimensions of the pond were 14 ft x 8 ft’;

Aspectnoun

The situation of planets or stars with respect to one another, or the angle formed by the rays of light proceeding from them and meeting at the eye; the joint look of planets or stars upon each other or upon the earth.

Dimensionnoun

a mode of linear extension of which there are three in space and two on a flat surface, which corresponds to one of a set of coordinates specifying the position of a point.

Aspectnoun

The influence of the stars for good or evil; as, an ill aspect.

‘The astrologers call the evil influences of the stars evil aspects.’;

Dimensionnoun

an expression for a derived physical quantity in terms of fundamental quantities such as mass, length, or time, raised to the appropriate power (acceleration, for example, having the dimension of length × time⁻²).

Aspectnoun

A view of a plane from a given direction, usually from above; more exactly, the manner of presentation of a plane to a fluid through which it is moving or to a current. If an immersed plane meets a current of fluid long side foremost, or in broadside aspect, it sustains more pressure than when placed short side foremost. Hence, long narrow wings are more effective than short broad ones of the same area.

Dimensionnoun

an aspect or feature of a situation

‘we must focus on the cultural dimensions of the problem’;

Aspectverb

To behold; to look at.

Dimensionverb

cut or shape (something) to particular measurements.

Aspectnoun

a distinct feature or element in a problem;

‘he studied every facet of the question’;

Dimensionverb

mark (a diagram) with measurements.

Aspectnoun

a characteristic to be considered

Dimension

In physics and mathematics, the dimension of a mathematical space (or object) is informally defined as the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it. Thus a line has a dimension of one (1D) because only one coordinate is needed to specify a point on it – for example, the point at 5 on a number line.

Aspectnoun

the visual percept of a region;

‘the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views’;

Aspectnoun

the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb

Aspectnoun

the expression on a person's face;

‘a sad expression’; ‘a look of triumph’; ‘an angry face’;

Aspectnoun

a particular part or feature of something

‘the financial aspect can be overstressed’; ‘personal effectiveness in all aspects of life’;

Aspectnoun

a particular way in which something may be considered

‘from every aspect theirs was a changing world’;

Aspectnoun

a particular appearance or quality

‘a man of decidedly foreign aspect’; ‘the air of desertion lent the place a sinister aspect’;

Aspectnoun

the positioning of a building or other structure in a particular direction

‘a greenhouse with a southern aspect’;

Aspectnoun

the side of a building facing a particular direction

‘the front aspect of the hotel was unremarkable’;

Aspectnoun

any of a number of particular angular relationships between one celestial body or point on the ecliptic and another

‘the sun in Aries formed an adverse aspect with Uranus in Capricorn’;

Aspectnoun

a category or form which expresses the way in which time is denoted by a verb

‘four verbal aspects’; ‘the semantics of tense and aspect’;

Aspectverb

(of a planet) form an aspect with (another celestial body)

‘the sun is superbly aspected by your ruler Mars on the 19th’;

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