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Meaning vs. Depth

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Meaningnoun

(of words or symbols) The entity, perception, feeling or concept thereby represented or evoked.

Depthnoun

the vertical distance below a surface; the degree to which something is deep

‘Measure the depth of the water in this part of the bay.’;

Meaningnoun

The value, purpose, importance, point or significance (of something).

‘the meaning of life’;

Depthnoun

the distance between the front and the back, as the depth of a drawer or closet

Meaningnoun

(semantics) The object or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says.

Depthnoun

(figuratively) the intensity, complexity, strength, seriousness or importance of an emotion, situation, etc.

‘The depth of her misery was apparent to everyone.’; ‘The depth of the crisis had been exaggerated.’; ‘We were impressed by the depth of her knowledge.’;

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Meaningnoun

(obsolete) Intention.

Depthnoun

lowness

‘the depth of a sound’;

Meaningverb

present participle of mean

Depthnoun

the total palette of available colors

Meaningadjective

Having a (specified) intention.

Depthnoun

the property of appearing three-dimensional

‘The depth of field in this picture is amazing.’;

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Meaningadjective

Expressing some intention or significance; meaningful.

Depthnoun

the deepest part usually of a body of water

‘The burning ship finally sunk into the depths.’;

Meaningnoun

That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent.

‘If there be any good meaning towards you.’;

Depthnoun

a very remote part.

‘Into the depths of the jungle...’; ‘In the depths of the night,’;

Meaningnoun

That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sense; import; as, the meaning of a hint.

Depthnoun

the most severe part

‘in the depth of the crisis’; ‘in the depths of winter’;

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Meaningnoun

Sense; power of thinking.

Depthnoun

(logic) the number of simple elements which an abstract conception or notion includes; the comprehension or content

Meaningnoun

the message that is intended or expressed or signified;

‘what is the meaning of this sentence’; ‘the significance of a red traffic light’; ‘the signification of Chinese characters’; ‘the import of his announcement was ambigtuous’;

Depthnoun

(horology) a pair of toothed wheels which work together

Meaningnoun

the idea that is intended;

‘What is the meaning of this proverb?’;

Depthnoun

(aeronautics) the perpendicular distance from the chord to the farthest point of an arched surface

Meaningadjective

rich in significance or implication;

‘a meaning look’; ‘pregnant with meaning’;

Depthnoun

(statistics) the lower of the two ranks of a value in an ordered set of values

Meaningnoun

what is meant by a word, text, concept, or action

‘the meaning of the Hindu word is ‘breakthrough, release’’; ‘the meaning of life’;

Depthnoun

The quality of being deep; deepness; perpendicular measurement downward from the surface, or horizontal measurement backward from the front; as, the depth of a river; the depth of a body of troops.

Meaningnoun

implied or explicit significance

‘he gave me a look full of meaning’;

Depthnoun

Profoundness; extent or degree of intensity; abundance; completeness; as, depth of knowledge, or color.

‘Mindful of that heavenly loveWhich knows no end in depth or height.’;

Meaningnoun

important or worthwhile quality; purpose

‘this can lead to new meaning in the life of older people’;

Depthnoun

Lowness; as, depth of sound.

Meaningadjective

intended to communicate something that is not directly expressed

‘she gave Gabriel a meaning look’;

Depthnoun

That which is deep; a deep, or the deepest, part or place; the deep; the middle part; as, the depth of night, or of winter.

‘From you unclouded depth above.’; ‘The depth closed me round about.’;

Depthnoun

The number of simple elements which an abstract conception or notion includes; the comprehension or content.

Depthnoun

A pair of toothed wheels which work together.

Depthnoun

The perpendicular distance from the chord to the farthest point of an arched surface.

Depthnoun

the maximum number of times a type of procedure is reiteratively called before the last call is exited; - of subroutines or procedures which are reentrant; - used of call stacks.

Depthnoun

extent downward or backward or inward;

‘the depth of the water’; ‘depth of a shelf’; ‘depth of a closet’;

Depthnoun

degree of psychological or intellectual depth

Depthnoun

(usually plural) the deepest and most remote part;

‘from the depths of darkest Africa’; ‘signals received from the depths of space’;

Depthnoun

(usually plural) a low moral state;

‘he had sunk to the depths of addiction’;

Depthnoun

the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas

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