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1 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something
  • the mansion is great in dimension and can easily be converted into a B and B

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2 dimensions plural an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends
  • the vast dimensions of the subject will require years of study

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The first known use of dimension was in the 14th century

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“Dimension.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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