dimensional

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Etymology

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From dimension +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /dɪˈmɛnʃənəl/, /daɪ-/, /-ʃnəl/
  • Audio (Southern England):(file)
  • Hyphenation: di‧men‧sion‧al, di‧men‧sional

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dimensional (comparative more dimensional, superlative most dimensional)

  1. Of or pertaining to dimensions.
  2. (comparable) Having dimension or dimensions; three-dimensional.
    • 1926, Hart Crane, For the Marriage of Faustus and Helen:
      There is the world dimensional for those untwisted by the love of things irreconcilable
    1. (mathematics) Appended to cardinal numbers or algebraic symbols to form adjectives meaning "having the stated number of dimensions".
      • 1996, Richard Courant with Herbert Robbins and 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?

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  • Often used as a combining form.

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Catalan

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From dimensió +‎ -al.

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dimensional m or f (masculine and feminine plural dimensionals)

  1. dimensional
    Hyponyms: bidimensional, quadridimensional, tridimensional, unidimensional

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Galician

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From dimensión +‎ -al.

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dimensional m or f (plural dimensionais)

  1. dimensional
    Hyponyms: adimensional, bidimensional, cuadridimensional, multidimensional, pluridimensional, tetradimensional, tridimensional, unidimensional

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German

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dimensional (strong nominative masculine singular dimensionaler, not comparable)

  1. dimensional
    Hyponyms: eindimensional, zweidimensional, dreidimensional, vierdimensional, mehrdimensional, multidimensional

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  • dimensional” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • dimensional” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From dimensão, dimensões +‎ -al.

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒi.mẽ.si.oˈnaw/ [d͡ʒi.mẽ.sɪ.oˈnaʊ̯], (faster pronunciation) /d͡ʒi.mẽ.sjoˈnaw/ [d͡ʒi.mẽ.sjoˈnaʊ̯]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /di.mẽ.sjuˈnal/ [di.mẽ.sjuˈnaɫ]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /di.mẽ.sjuˈna.li/

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -al, (Brazil) -aw
  • Hyphenation: di‧men‧si‧o‧nal

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dimensional m or f (plural dimensionais)

  1. dimensional
    Hyponyms: adimensional, bidimensional, multidimensional, pluridimensional, quadridimensional, tetradimensional, tridimensional, unidimensional

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Romanian

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Borrowed from German dimensional or French dimensionnel. By surface analysis, dimensiune +‎ -al.

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dimensional m or n (feminine singular dimensională, masculine plural dimensionali, feminine and neuter plural dimensionale)

  1. dimensional

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Spanish

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Etymology

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From dimensión +‎ -al.

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  • IPA(key): /dimensjoˈnal/ [d̪i.mẽn.sjoˈnal]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Syllabification: di‧men‧sio‧nal

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dimensional m or f (masculine and feminine plural dimensionales)

  1. dimensional
    Hyponyms: adimensional, bidimensional, cuadridimensional, cuatridimensional, multidimensional, pluridimensional, tetradimensional, tridimensional, unidimensional

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