Definition of width
- a width of calico
What is the width of the table?
She carefully measured the length and width of the room.
The deck runs the full width of the house.
The carpet is available in several widths.
We swam ten widths in the pool.
I bought two widths of fabric.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'width.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: the distance from one side of something to the other side : a measurement of how wide something is
: a measured and cut piece of material (such as cloth)
What made you want to look up width? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz