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

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