dimension dimension  /dɪ ˈmɛn ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
  2. (n) a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
  3. (n) one of three Cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space
  4. (n) magnitude or extent
  5. (v) indicate the dimensions on
  6. (v) shape or form to required dimensions

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You can either view things in two dimensions, looking straight down at the map, or three dimensions, a true bird's eye view.
  2. A higher dimension is the result of a lower one moved perpendicular to itself.
  3. By the breadth of his crimes, which have attained a quasi-ontological dimension, he surpasses all his predecessors: as a result of Hitler, man is defined by what makes him inhuman.

News

  1. Dimension Data Wins Helios Apollo Award For Employee Development

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider , today announced that it has won the 2013 Helios Apollo Award for its dedication to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Dimension Data Recognized As 2013 Microsoft Communications Partner Of The Year

    NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider , today announced it has won the 2013 Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year Award. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Dimension Data Expands Its Cloud Presence Into Japan

    NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider , today announced that its Public Managed Cloud Platform ™ (MCP) is now available in ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Given the political dimension of this issue, it is equally critical that every effort be made to shield our men and women in uniform and their families from those aspects of this debate," Gates wrote.
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "We felt Kovalchuk was a player who could come and fill the need that we felt we had for an explosive scorer and someone who could add a different dimension to our power play with the type of shot," Lamoriello said.
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Lou Lamoriello Source: Boston Herald

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