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dimensional

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EtymologyEdit

dimension +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

dimensional (comparative more dimensional, superlative most dimensional)

  1. Of or pertaining to dimensions.
  2. (comparable) Having dimension or dimensions; three-dimensional.
    1. (mathematics) Appended to cardinal numbers or algebraic symbols to form adjectives meaning "having the stated number of dimensions".
      • 1996, Richard Courant; Herbert Robbins, Ian Stewart, What is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods, page 227:
        What is the meaning of an n-dimensional space when n is greater than three, and what purposes can it serve?

Usage notesEdit

  • Often used as a combining form.

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