in 3-D


: made in a way that causes an image to appear to be three-dimensional
a movie in 3-D

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Being with my friends and family ‘in 3-D’ — as opposed to on a flat Zoom screen — flooded me with a visceral sense of gratitude. Jonathan Wolfe, New York Times, 25 Jan. 2023 In the early two-thousands, very few computers could simulate, in 3-D, the behavior of dozens of characters doing battle across an island, and very few Internet providers could calculate whether a banjo hurled by, say, Bob, in Kansas, would strike the head of Sven, in Stockholm. Simon Parkin, The New Yorker, 17 Jan. 2023 Rahul Pranat, a mechanical engineering researcher at Carnegie Mellon University not involved with the study, tells The Daily Beast that the research speaks to developments in 3-D printing and robotics technologies. Jacquelyne Germain, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Sep. 2022 Warning: Do not take edibles before going to see Meg 2: The Trench in 3-D. Vulture, 9 May 2023 With the debut of her namesake line, Natalia spent several months in American factories learning about advancements in 3-D manufacturing. Soulaima Gourani, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023 Cafe Reissue is one of several cafés which specialize in 3-D latte art. ELLE, 27 Jan. 2023 Battery so far has focused on investing in startups that could use 3-D printing technology rather than in 3-D printer makers. Aaron Pressman,, 19 Jan. 2023 The Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) reveled in the spotlight as the only Universal Monster to reign in theaters during the 1950s, and the creature's first adventure was also released in 3-D. Steven Thrash,, 14 Nov. 2022 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'in 3-D.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near in 3-D

Cite this Entry

“In 3-D.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!