dimension
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dimension(
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mehn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mathematics or physics)
a. la dimensión
(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 universe is composed of 11 dimensions in string theory.El universo está compuesto por 11 dimensiones en la teoría de cuerdas.
2. (aspect)
a. la dimensión
(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).
At 35, Jane felt for the first time like every dimension of her life was going well.A los 35 años, Jane sentía por primera vez que cada dimensión de su vida iba bien.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to detail)
a. acotar
The next stage is to produced some dimensioned plans for the site.El siguiente paso es elaborar planos acotados del lugar.
4. (to produce to specifications)
a. hacer según las especificaciones
Although dimensioned to the standard cabin baggage measurements, this clever design accommodates everything you need for a short trip.Aunque hecho a medida según las especificaciones estándar para el equipaje de mano, este inteligente diseño tiene espacio para todo lo necesario en un viaje corto.
dimensions
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (size or scope)
a. las dimensiones
(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).
It's difficult to address all of the project's dimensions in a succinct manner.Es difícil abordar todas las dimensiones del proyecto de una manera sucinta.
b. alcance
We won't know the true dimensions of the problem until the accountant has finished the audit.No sabremos el verdadero alcance del problema hasta que el contador haya terminado la auditoría.
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dimension
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la dimensión
(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).
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dimension [dɪˈmenʃən]
noun
1 (Fís) (Mat) dimensión (f)
2 dimensions (size, scope) dimensiones (f)
they did not realize the dimensions of the problem no se daban cuenta de las dimensiones or de la envergadura or del alcance del problema
The coats and waistcoats were loose and of huge dimensions an island of such microscopic dimensions that it seemed impossible that he intended to land there
3 (aspect) dimensión (f)
this marked a new dimension in diplomacy
the human dimension of the tragedy la dimensión humana de la tragedia
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dimensión
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dimensión(
dee
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mehn
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syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (mathematics or physics)
a. dimension
El diseñador está creando un bosquejo de la casa en tres dimensiones.The designer is creating a sketch of the house in three dimensions.
2. (facet)
a. dimension
La psicología carece de una dimensión social porque se centra en lo interior.Psychology lacks a social dimension because it is inner-focused.
b. aspect
Mi bienestar espiritual es la dimensión más importante de mi vida en este momento.My spiritual well-being is the most important aspect of my life right now.
3. (scope)
a. scale
La dimensión del problema es mayor que la esperada.The scale of the problem is greater than we expected.
b. extent
El gobierno todavía no calculó la dimensión de las pérdidas causadas por la inundación.The government still hasn't calculated the extent of the losses caused by the flood.
4. (importance)
a. stature
Su primera película lo volvió un director de dimensión internacional.His first movie made him a director of international stature.
b. standing
Nuestro movimiento social todavía carece de dimensión política.Our social movement still lacks political standing
dimensiones
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (size)
a. dimensions
Un objeto de estas dimensiones no pasará por la puerta.An object of these dimensions won't fit through the door.
b. measurements
El carpintero midió las dimensiones del armario con una cinta métrica.The carpenter took the measurements of the wardrobe with a tape measure.
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dimensión
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en el espacio)
a. dimension
una película en tres dimensionesa 3-D film
2. (tamaño)
a. dimension
una habitación de grandes dimensionesa large room
una caja de pequeñas dimensionesa small box
3. (magnitud)
a. scale
las dimensiones de la tragediathe extent o scale of the tragedy
la dimensión del problema es tal que…the scale of the problem is such that…
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dimensión
1 (magnitud) dimension
la cuarta dimensión the fourth dimension
2 dimensiones (tamaño) size
singular
; (s)
de grandes dimensiones large; tomar las dimensiones de algo to take sth's measurements; las dimensiones de la tragedia the extent of the tragedy
3 (importancia) stature; standing
un matemático de dimensión universal a mathematician of international stature o standing
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