depth depth  /ˈdɛpθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the extent downward or backward or inward
  2. (n) degree of psychological or intellectual profundity
  3. (n) (usually plural) the deepest and most remote part
  4. (n) (usually plural) a low moral state
  5. (n) the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
  6. (n) the attribute or quality of being deep, strong, or intense

Usage(s):

  1. Until we understand the depth and power of this conflict, any action we take, even with all the best intentions in the world, is likely only to make things worse.
  2. Its depth was below 400 ft.
  3. That sub, too, is sunk by a depth charge.

News

  1. Hurricanes release post-spring depth chart; announce ex-PB Central punter transferring to UM

    Hurricanes release post-spring depth chart; announce ex-PB Central punter transferring to UM
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Budget hearings offer in-depth look at county finances

    Taxpayers who want to gain an in-depth understanding of the financial state of county government — which departments have problems, the cause of those problems, possible solutions, or what the tax levy might be for the next fiscal year — may find the budget hearings set for this month interesting.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Laurel Outlook

  3. In-Depth: Nick Hermann Reacts to Fallout in Jeffrey Weisheit Murder Trial

    In tonight's Eyewitness In-Depth, we are coming down to end of the Jeffrey Weisheit murder trial, as the man facing charges in the death of two Vanderburgh County children took the stand today.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX 7 WTVW Evansville

Quotes

  1. Mendes, who made her his Tony-award winning Sally Bowles in his Broadway version of Cabaret, said: "Natasha combined the best of Redgrave and Richardson: the enormous depth and emotional force of a great actor on the one hand, and the intelligence...
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Sam Mendes Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The reports about the demise of the special US-Israel relationship aren't just premature. They're just flat wrong," Netanyahu said, sitting in the Oval Office to Obama's left and speaking to reporters in English. "There's a depth and...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Daily Caller

  3. "The match was extremely intense," Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said. "In the second half, we were better than Portugal. We had greater depth in our play, and we controlled the game very well."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: The Canadian Press

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