Made neat and tidy by trimming; SYN. cut.
1. Stature. Une personne de haute taille.
3. Envergure. Un projet de grande taille.
4. Ceinture. Serré ŕ la taille.
6. Coupe. La taille des arbres.
7. Forme. La taille d'une pierre précieuse.
ETYM Latin dimensio, from dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di- = dis- + metiri to measure: cf. French dimension. Related to Measure.
1. A measure of the size of something in a particular direction, esp. length or width or height.
2. One of three coordinates that determine a position in space.
In science, any directly measurable physical quantity such as mass (M), length (L), and time (T), and the derived units obtainable by multiplication or division from such quantities.
For example, acceleration (the rate of change of velocity) has dimensions (LT-2), and is expressed in such units as km s-2. A quantity that is a ratio, such as relative density or humidity, is dimensionless.
In geometry, the dimensions of a figure are the number of measures needed to specify its size. A point is considered to have zero dimension, a line to have one dimension, a plane figure to have two, and a solid body to have three.
ETYM Written also hight.
The vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top; SYN. tallness.
Of a plane figure or solid, the perpendicular distance from the vertex to the base; see altitude.
Sinonimi: size of it | sizing
1. The physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
2. The property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
3. A large magnitude
4. (Informal) The actual state of affairs; SYN. size of it.
5. Any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics; SYN. sizing.
ETYM French stature, Old Fren. estature, from Latin statura, originally, an upright posture, hence, height or size of the body, from stare, statum, to stand. Related to Stand.
1. High level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement.
2. Natural height of a person or animal in an upright position; SYN. height.
ETYM Old Eng. wast; originally, growth, akin to AS. weaxan to grow; cf. AS. waestm growth. Related to Wax to grow.
The narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips; SYN. waistline.
1, An arbitrary line encircling the narrowest part of the waist.
2. The part of a garment that covers the waistline or may be above or below it as fashion dictates.
3. Body circumference at the waist.