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Width vs. Height

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Widthnoun

The state of being wide.

Heightnoun

The distance from the base of something to the top.

Widthnoun

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

Heightnoun

The vertical distance from the ground to the highest part of a standing person or animal (withers in the case of a horse).

Widthnoun

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

Heightnoun

The highest point or maximum degree.

‘She's at the height of her career.’;

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Widthnoun

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

Heightnoun

A mountain, especially a very high one.

Widthnoun

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

‘Manchester United like to play with width.’;

Heightnoun

(Sussex) An area of land at the top of a cliff.

Widthnoun

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

Heightnoun

The condition of being high; elevated position.

‘Behold the height of the stars, how high they are!’;

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Widthnoun

the extent of something from side to side

Heightnoun

The distance to which anything rises above its foot, above that on which in stands, above the earth, or above the level of the sea; altitude; the measure upward from a surface, as the floor or the ground, of an animal, especially of a man; stature.

‘[Goliath's] height was six cubits and a span.’;

Widthnoun

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’;

Heightnoun

Degree of latitude either north or south.

‘Guinea lieth to the north sea, in the same height as Peru to the south.’;

Widthnoun

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

‘a single width of hardboard’;

Heightnoun

That which is elevated; an eminence; a hill or mountain; as, Alpine heights.

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Widthnoun

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

Heightnoun

Elevation in excellence of any kind, as in power, learning, arts; also, an advanced degree of social rank; preëminence or distinction in society; prominence.

‘Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.’; ‘All would in his power hold, all make his subjects.’;

Widthnoun

wide range or extent

‘the width of experience required for these positions’;

Heightnoun

Progress toward eminence; grade; degree.

‘Social duties are carried to greater heights, and enforced with stronger motives by the principles of our religion.’;

Heightnoun

Utmost degree in extent; extreme limit of energy or condition; as, the height of a fever, of passion, of madness, of folly; the height of a tempest.

‘My grief was at the height before thou camest.’; ‘[He] spake these same words, all on hight.’;

Heightnoun

the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

Heightnoun

the highest level or degree attainable;

‘his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty’; ‘the artist's gifts are at their acme’; ‘at the height of her career’; ‘the peak of perfection’; ‘summer was at its peak’; ‘...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame’; ‘the summit of his ambition’; ‘so many highest superlatives achieved by man’; ‘at the top of his profession’;

Heightnoun

natural height of a person or animal in an upright position

Heightnoun

elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface;

‘the altitude gave her a headache’;

Height

Height is measure of vertical distance, either vertical extent (how something or someone is) or vertical position (how a point is). For example, or .

‘tall’; ‘high’; ‘The height of that building is 50 m’; ‘The height of an airplane in-flight is about 10,000 m’;

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