Definitions

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  • n. The quality of characteristic of being tall.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being tall; height of stature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being tall, in any sense; especially, height.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of being taller than average stature
  • n. the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

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Examples

  • "We found that tallness is also probably linked to increased risk for ovarian, pancreatic and pre-menopausal cancer as well," said Willett.

    Diet, Growth Are Major Cancer Causes | Impact Lab

  • They were about of a "tallness" -- why shouldn't it be

    Judith Lynn A Story of the Sea

  • As I’ve always said, tallness is next to godliness.

    MINI-ME CALLS OUT INDY

  • But there would remain with him through the ages in that starry loneliness the idea of tallness; he would have in the awful spaces for companion and comfort the definite conception that he was growing taller and not (for instance) growing fatter.

    Heretics

  • On the contrary, instead of identifying relations such as tallness or shortness with pairs of monadic properties taken jointly, reductive realists typically identify them with the individual members of such pairs.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • In our discussion to this point, we have been speaking as if reductive realists always intend to identify individual paradigmatic relations such as tallness or shortness with pairs of monadic properties taken jointly.

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • In the developing countries, especially where cattle are important, most traditional grain sorghum varieties have some forage type characteristics such as tallness and a high proportion of stalk to leaves.

    Chapter 7

  • “I am not speaking of that kind of tallness, but another; you know what I mean, and there my friend is really monstrous.”

    The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • "I am not speaking of that kind of tallness, but another; you know what I mean, and there my friend is really monstrous."

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • I too, not only found the wide flat sidewalks pedestrian friendly but the tallness of El Centro Historico possessed a character unlike others which seemingly opened up so many possibilities.

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