American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, having, or existing in three dimensions.
- adj. Having or appearing to have extension in depth.
- adj. Treating many aspects of a subject; lifelike: a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as tridimensional.
- adj. not comparable Existing in three dimensions
- adj. comparable having depth (or the illusion of depth) as well as height and width
- adj. comparable lifelike
- adj. having three dimensions
- adj. involving or relating to three dimensions or aspects; giving the illusion of depth
“The planning team is led by Moshe Safdie, who gained renown as the designer of Habitat 67, an innovative housing complex that was an example of what he called a three-dimensional community.”
“Personally, I prefer to keep the idea of three-dimensional zombie-faced Beatles to my nightmares.”
“Not quite a sculpture and not quite an installation, it's probably best described as a three-dimensional drawing.”
“These are simply extraordinary: hand-drawn images of immensely complex geometrical bodies, among them the 72-sided hebdomicontadissaedron and the very first representation in history of icosidodecahedron, that is, a three-dimensional solid with 20 triangular faces and 12 pentagonal faces.”
“He makes striking glass sculptures where primordial life-sized figures, intricate dream-scapes and surreal mythological narratives, appear three-dimensional and 'frozen' inside in the glass, as if preserved in a moment beyond time.”
“Therrien has created tableau in which two and three-dimensional objects will be displayed on a maze of tables.”
“You're taking a flat surface and making it three-dimensional.”
“Using Cardiac MRI, we can create three-dimensional images of complex heart defects and measure how well the heart is pumping blood.”
“PET is often used in conjunction with a CT scan through fusion to give a full three-dimensional view of an organ and the location of cancer within that organ.”
“A CT scan creates a three-dimensional picture of the inside of the childs body with an X-ray machine.”
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