two-dimensional

adjective
two-di·​men·​sion·​al | \ ˈtü-də-ˈmench-nəl How to pronounce two-dimensional (audio) also -dī-, -ˈmen(t)-shə-nᵊl \

Definition of two-dimensional

1 : of, relating to, or having two dimensions
2 : lacking the illusion of depth : not three-dimensional
3 : lacking depth of characterization two-dimensional characters

Other Words from two-dimensional

two-dimensionality \ ˈtü-​də-​ˌmen(t)-​shə-​ˈna-​lə-​tē How to pronounce two-dimensional (audio) also  -​dī-​ \ noun

First Known Use of two-dimensional

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Two-dimensional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-dimensional. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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two-dimensional

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English Language Learners Definition of two-dimensional

: having only two dimensions (such as length and width)
disapproving : not having qualities that are like the qualities of a real person

two-dimensional

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Kids Definition of two-dimensional

: having the two dimensions of length and width A square is two-dimensional.

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