two-dimensional

adjective two-di·men·sion·al \ ˈtü-də-ˈmench-nəl 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

two-dimensionality

play \ˈtü-də-ˌmen(t)-shə-ˈna-lə-tē also -dī-\ noun

First Known Use of two-dimensional

1883

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TWO-DIMENSIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of two-dimensional for English Language Learners

  • : having only two dimensions (such as length and width)

  • : not having qualities that are like the qualities of a real person


TWO-DIMENSIONAL Defined for Kids

two-dimensional

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Definition of two-dimensional for Students

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

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