Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state, quality, or fact of being wide.
  • n. The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.
  • n. A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension or its crosswise grain, especially a piece of fabric measured from selvage to selvage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being wide.
  • n. The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.
  • n. A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension, especially fabric.
  • n. The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.
  • n. The use of all the width of the pitch, from one side to the other.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being wide; extent from side to side; breadth; wideness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Breadth; wideness; the lineal extent of a thing from side to side; comprehensiveness: opposed to narrowness.
  • n. In textiles, dressmaking, etc., same as breadth, 5.

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

  • n. the extent of something from side to side

Etymologies

wide + -th2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
wide +‎ -th (Wiktionary)

Examples

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    AutoHotkey Community

  • ImageData_GetSize (ImageData, Width, Height) msgbox width \% width\% ` nheight \% height\%

    AutoHotkey Community

  • $this - lang [$alt]: $alt; switch ($type) case 'src': return $img_data [ 'src']; break; case 'width': return ($width = = = false)?

    phpBB.com

  • {width: 32%;} \r\n. yui-g. yui-gd div. first {_width: 29. 9%;} \r\n\r\n. yui-ge. yui-g

    vBulletin Community Forum

  • $this - > lang [$alt]: $alt; switch ($type) case 'src': return $img_data [ 'src']; break; case 'width': return ($width = = = false)?

    phpBB.com

  • The Hospital authorities laid out a thoroughfare 66 feet in width from the west side of Elizabeth Street to the east side of University Avenue, and paved and side-walked it entirely at their own expense.

    The City Planning Project

  • After the guests are all present, a white ribbon about two inches in width is passed along the outer edge of the pews, on each side of the front aisle, by the ushers (there are usually three of them -- but sometimes five or even more).

    A Manual of Etiquette with Hints on Politeness and Good Breeding

  • These frames, if they have only one light, are generally five feet in width; that is, from the back to the front; but, if they have two or three lights, the width is generally seven feet, as these are the dimensions of the frames used for hotbeds in kitchen-gardens.

    The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally

  • Your width is already set at 1000 pixels, and if you want it to 100%, something like this should be added to the CSS: body, html, #contentouter {width: 100%}

    who knows some CSS?

  • In the case of a book where the average width is one inch, for example, the ideal length of elastic will be around 14 inches.

    DIY Inverted Bookshelf | Lifehacker Australia

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