Quick answer
"Width" is a noun which is often translated as "el ancho", and "depth" is a noun which is often translated as "la profundidad". Learn more about the difference between "width" and "depth" below.
width(
wihth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (measurement)
a. el ancho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lot has a width of 12 meters.El terreno mide 12 metros de ancho.
b. la anchura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The boat has a width of seven feet.La lancha tiene una anchura de siete pies.
2. (swimming)
a. el ancho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Swim 30 widths to warm up before the race.Nada 30 anchos para calentarte antes de la carrera.
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depth(
dehpth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (dimension)
a. la profundidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He wanted a pool with more depth.Él quería una piscina con más profundidad.
2. (profound)
a. la profundidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The author's literary work was known for its intellectual depth.La obra literaria del autor era conocida por su profundidad intelectual.
3. (colors or feelings)
a. la intensidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She repainted the room because she wanted a color with more depth.Ella repintó la habitación porque quería un color con más intensidad.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (on a deep level)
a. a fondo
He was an expert among his peers given his depth of understanding on the topic.Era experto entre sus colegas dado su conocimiento a fondo del tema.
depths
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (deepest part)
a. las profundidades
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The scientists explored the ocean's depths.Los científicos exploraron las profundidades del océano.
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