Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun the extent of something from side to side

Etymologies

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

[wide + –th.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

wide +‎ -th

Examples

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  • 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.

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