# dimensional

## English

### Etymology

From dimension +‎ -al.

### Pronunciation

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

dimensional (comparative more dimensional, superlative most dimensional)

1. Of or pertaining to dimensions.
2. 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. 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?

#### Usage notes

• Often used as a combining form.

## Catalan

### Etymology

From dimensió +‎ -al.

### Pronunciation

dimensional m or f (masculine and feminine plural dimensionals)

1. dimensional

## Galician

### Etymology

From dimensión +‎ -al.

dimensional m or f (plural dimensionais)

1. dimensional

## German

### Pronunciation

•  Audio (file)

dimensional (strong nominative masculine singular dimensionaler, not comparable)

1. dimensional

#### Hyponyms

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

## Portuguese

### Etymology

From dimensão, dimensões +‎ -al.

### Pronunciation

• (Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒi.mẽ.si.oˈnaw/ [d͡ʒi.mẽ.sɪ.oˈnaʊ̯], (faster pronunciation) /d͡ʒi.mẽ.sjoˈnaw/ [d͡ʒi.mẽ.sjoˈnaʊ̯]

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

dimensional m or f (plural dimensionais)

1. dimensional

## Romanian

### Etymology

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

1. dimensional

## Spanish

### Etymology

From dimensión +‎ -al.

### Pronunciation

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