three-dimensional


three–di·men·sion·al

adjective \ˈthrē-də-ˈmench-nəl, -ˈmen(t)-shə-nəl also -dī-\

: having or seeming to have length, width, and depth

: having different qualities that are like the qualities of a real person

Full Definition of THREE-DIMENSIONAL

1
:  of, relating to, or having three dimensions
2
:  giving the illusion of depth or varying distances —used especially of an image or a pictorial representation on a two-dimensional medium when this illusion is enhanced by stereoscopic means
3
:  describing or being described in well-rounded completeness <a three–dimensional analysis of multiple historical processes — L. L. Snyder>
4
:  true to life :  lifelike
three–di·men·sion·al·i·ty \-ˌmen(t)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of THREE-DIMENSIONAL

1872

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