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Length vs. Width

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  • Length (noun)

    The distance measured along the longest dimension of an object.

  • Length (noun)

    duration

  • Length (noun)

    The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.

  • Length (noun)

    Distance between the two ends of a line segment.

  • Length (noun)

    The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.

  • Length (noun)

    Total extent.

    "the length of a book"

  • Length (noun)

    Part of something that is long; a physical piece of something.

    "a length of rope"

  • Length (verb)

    To lengthen.

  • Width (noun)

    The state of being wide.

  • Width (noun)

    The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

  • Width (noun)

    A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension, especially fabric.

  • Width (noun)

    The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.

  • Width (noun)

    The use of all the width of the pitch, from one side to the other.

    "Manchester United like to play with width."

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  • Length (noun)

    the measurement or extent of something from end to end; the greater of two or the greatest of three dimensions of an object

    "the fish reaches a length of 10 inches"

    "the delta is twenty kilometres in length"

  • Length (noun)

    the quality of being long

    "the length of the waiting list"

  • Length (noun)

    the length of a swimming pool as a measure of the distance swum

    "fifty lengths of the pool"

  • Length (noun)

    the length of a horse, boat, etc., as a measure of the lead in a race

    "the mare won the race by seven lengths"

  • Length (noun)

    the extent of a garment in a vertical direction when worn

    "the length of her skirt"

  • Length (noun)

    the full distance that a thing extends for

    "the muscles running the length of my spine"

  • Length (noun)

    the full extent of one's body

    "he awkwardly lowered his length into the small car"

  • Length (noun)

    the metrical quantity or duration of a vowel or syllable

    "the length of the syllable is isomorphic with the length of the syllabic vowel"

  • Length (noun)

    the amount of time occupied by something

    "delivery must be within a reasonable length of time"

  • Length (noun)

    a piece or stretch of something

    "the surviving length of track"

    "a length of brown satin"

  • Length (noun)

    an extreme to which a course of action is taken

    "they go to great lengths to avoid the press"

  • Length (noun)

    the distance from the batsman at which a well-bowled ball pitches

    "Lewis tended to bowl short of a length"

  • Length (noun)

    (in bridge or whist) the number of cards of a suit held in one's hand, especially when five or more

    "to open one heart with equal length in hearts and spades is in the modern Acol style"

  • Width (noun)

    the measurement or extent of something from side to side; the lesser of two or the least of three dimensions of a body

    "the yard was about seven feet in width"

  • Width (noun)

    a piece of something at its full extent from side to side

    "a single width of hardboard"

  • Width (noun)

    the sideways extent of a swimming pool as a measure of the distance swum.

  • Width (noun)

    wide range or extent

    "the width of experience required for these positions"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Length (noun)

    The longest, or longer, dimension of any object, in distinction from breadth or width; extent of anything from end to end; the longest line which can be drawn through a body, parallel to its sides; as, the length of a church, or of a ship; the length of a rope or line.

  • Length (noun)

    A portion of space or of time considered as measured by its length; - often in the plural.

  • Length (noun)

    The quality or state of being long, in space or time; extent; duration; as, some sea birds are remarkable for the length of their wings; he was tired by the length of the sermon, and the length of his walk.

  • Length (noun)

    A single piece or subdivision of a series, or of a number of long pieces which may be connected together; as, a length of pipe; a length of fence.

  • Length (noun)

    Detail or amplification; unfolding; continuance as, to pursue a subject to a great length.

  • Length (noun)

    Distance.

  • Length

    To lengthen.

  • Width (noun)

    The quality of being wide; extent from side to side; breadth; wideness; as, the width of cloth; the width of a door.

Webster Dictionary
  • Length (noun)

    the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place;

    "the length of the table was 5 feet"

  • Length (noun)

    continuance in time;

    "the ceremony was of short duration"

    "he complained about the length of time required"

  • Length (noun)

    the property of being the extent of something from beginning to end;

    "the editor limited the length of my article to 500 words"

  • Length (noun)

    size of the gap between two places;

    "the distance from New York to Chicago"

    "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points"

  • Length (noun)

    a section of something that is long and narrow;

    "a length of timber"

    "a length of tubing"

  • Width (noun)

    the extent of something from side to side

Princeton's WordNet

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