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  • n. Plural form of breadth.


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  • As both creep westwards, Uranus shifts from 1. 8° due W (right) of Jupiter tonight to lie 0. 8° (less than two Moon-breadths) NNW of Jupiter on the 19th and 1. 4° NE of Jupiter by the month's end.

    Jupiter at opposition in September night sky

  • The depths and breadths of the social, cultural, political, historical, religious and related problems are something you are not remotely taking into account.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • And a hundred and one other variations in curves and angles, widths and breadths and dimensions generally. 34

    "Make It Yourself": Home Sewing, Gender, and Culture, 1890-1930

  • In between that day and this were many things, cities and armies, and a confusion of books, mountains and the desert, and horrible great breadths of sea.

    The Mowing of a Field

  • I don't know if we're going to have another Bill Clinton in my party, the breadths of his ability, both one on one and in large groups, in interviews, extemporaneous.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2008

  • When the great crowd went past with the queen, these twain, Hagen and Folker, would not step back more than two hand-breadths, the which irked the Huns.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • Bayle himself considered these objects as those which were denominated “entia rationis,” beings of reason; they are, however, in fact, only material things considered in their masses, their superficies, their simple lengths and breadths, and the extremities of these simple lengths and breadths.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The Senate Dems approved Roberts, and this one falls perhaps two hairs breadths to the right of Roberts.

    Think Progress » Totenberg: Alito Will Move The Court “Dramatically To The Right”

  •     These in breadths inwoven he heap'd close-twin'd to the palace,

    Poems and Fragments

  • The heads missed her by hair's breadths, but they missed, as she pitted her twinkling feet, flickering limbs, and perfect eye against the blinding speed of the scaly monsters her enemy had conjured out of thin air.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan


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