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- n. The number of dimensions something has.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The number of dimensions of a quantity.
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- n. the spatial property of having dimensions
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I don't think they're quite alternatives in terms of being mutually exclusive, but maybe dimensionality is not quite as apt a metaphor here.
In a television landscape that often prefers archetypal tough guys, this kind of dimensionality is refreshing.
Her work has a graphic kind of dimensionality that is really alluring to my eyeballs.
If not, then Garriot's got no business claiming that he's added this kind of dimensionality to a MMOG.
I expect to continue to be accused by proponents on both sides of being pro-Isreal by some and anti-semitic and anti-Israel by others as I attempt to walk the narrow tightrope, with the aim of increasing the "dimensionality" of the discussion.
A group of data-mining methods named "multidimensional scaling" or MDS first was used in the 1930s by psychologists and has been used ever since to make data analysis simpler by reducing the "dimensionality" of the data.
"Some of the motion is more fluid, some is more choppy, some is seeing through from one level to another, so it has that kind of dimensionality to it," Gutermute said.
The high "dimensionality" of data stems from the fact "the variables interact with each other.
I was fascinated by the shadings and three-dimensionality implied by variations in the spacings of fine lines, as well as by the shapes of the figure envelopes.
Bernanke's remarks reflected the one-dimensionality behind much of today's macroeconomic thinking, which tends to deals only in averages and can therefore overlook fundamental problems.