thick·ness noun \ˈthik-nəs\
: the distance between the top and bottom or front and back surfaces of something : a measurement of how thick something is
: the quality of being thick
: a layer or sheet of some material
: the smallest of three dimensions <length, width, and thickness>
: the quality or state of being thick
a : viscous consistency <boiled to the thickness of honey>
b : the condition of being smoky, foul, or foggy
: the thick part of something
Examples of THICKNESS
- The plank measures two inches in thickness.
- the length, circumference, and thickness of the log
- Plywood is available in various thicknesses.
- Cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the steak.
- I added flour to increase the gravy's thickness.
- I was surprised by the thickness of his accent.
First Known Use of THICKNESS
before 12th century
Related to THICKNESS
- consistence, density, consistency, viscidity, viscosity
- braininess, brightness, brilliance, cleverness, intelligence, keenness, quickness, quick-wittedness, sharpness, smartness
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