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  • 1depth — [ depθ ] noun *** ▸ 1 distance through something ▸ 2 hidden qualities/ideas ▸ 3 information/importance ▸ 4 bright quality of color ▸ 5 not looking flat ▸ 6 when sound is low ▸ 7 deepest parts of ocean ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the… …

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  • 2depth */*/*/ — UK [depθ] / US noun Word forms depth : singular depth plural depths 1) [countable/uncountable] the distance from the top to the bottom of something, for example the sea, a river, or a hole depth of: What s the depth of the water here? in depth:… …

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  • 3depth — W3S3 [depθ] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: deep] 1.) [C usually singular, U] a) the distance from the top surface of something such as a river or hole to the bottom of it →↑deep ▪ a sea with an average depth of 35 metres to/at a depth of sth ▪ The… …

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  • 4Depth — Depth(s) may refer to: Depth (ring theory), an important invariant of rings and modules in commutative and homological algebra Depth in a well, the measurement between two points in an oil well Color depth (or number of bits or bit depth ) in… …

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  • 5depth — [depth] n. [ME depthe < dep: see DEEP & TH1] 1. a) the distance from the top downward, from the surface inward, or from front to back b) perspective, as in a painting 2. the quality or condition of being deep; deepness; specif …

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  • 6depth — ► NOUN 1) the distance from the top down, from the surface inwards, or from front to back. 2) complexity and profundity of thought: the book has unexpected depth. 3) comprehensiveness of study or detail. 4) creditable intensity of emotion. 5)… …

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  • 7Depth perception — is the visual ability to perceive the world in three dimensions (3D) and the distance of an object. Depth sensation is the ability to move accurately, or to respond consistently, based on the distances of objects in an environment.[citation… …

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  • 8Depth Charge (video game) — Depth Charge Screenshot and description from The Elektrik Keyboard catalog Developer(s) Chris Oberth …

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  • 9Depth sounding — refers to a historical nautical term for measuring depth; it is often referred to simply as sounding. Sounding is finding the depth of a given point in a body of water. Sounding data is used in bathymetry to make maps of the floor of a body of… …

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  • 10depth — noun 1 distance from top to bottom or from back to front; deep part of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, great ▪ species that live at considerable depth ▪ They go down to great depths below the surface. ▪ maximum …

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  • 11depth — [[t]de̱pθ[/t]] ♦♦♦ depths 1) N VAR: oft amount in N, with poss, N of amount The depth of something such as a river or hole is the distance downwards from its top surface, or between its upper and lower surfaces. The smaller lake ranges from five… …

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  • 12Depth in a well — In the oil and gas industry, depth in a well is the measurement, for any point in that well, of the distance between a reference point or elevation, and that point. It is the most common method of reference for locations in the well, and… …

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  • 13depth — n. distance from the top to bottom distance from front to back 1) in depth (the river is thirty feet in depth) place at the bottom of a body of water 2) to reach a depth (the divers reached great depths) capability 3) beyond, out of one s depth… …

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  • 14depth — depthless, adj. /depth/, n. 1. a dimension taken through an object or body of material, usually downward from an upper surface, horizontally inward from an outer surface, or from top to bottom of something regarded as one of several layers. 2.… …

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  • 15depth — /depT/ noun 1 DISTANCE (countable usually singular, uncountable) a) the distance down from the top surface to the bottom of something: What depth is the lake? | to/at a depth of: Plant the seeds at a depth of ten centimetres. | a metre/foot etc… …

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  • 16Depth of field — The area within the depth of field appears sharp, while the areas in front of and beyond the depth of field appear blurry …

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  • 17Depth charge — For other uses, see Depth charge (disambiguation). Mark IX Depth Charge used by the U.S. Navy late in World War II. Unlike the cylindrical, barrel shaped depth charge used earlier, the Mark IX is streamlined and equipped with canted fins to… …

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  • 18depth — [[t]dɛpθ[/t]] n. 1) wam a dimension taken through an object or body of material, usu. downward or inward 2) the quality of being deep; deepness 3) complexity or obscurity: a question of great depth[/ex] 4) gravity; seriousness 5) emotional… …

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  • 19depth — noun (plural depths) Etymology: Middle English, from dep deep Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) a deep place in a body of water < fish living at great depths > (2) a part that is far from the outsid …

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  • 20depth*/*/*/ — [depθ] noun 1) [C/U] a distance relating to how deep something is, for example the sea, a river, or a hole What s the depth of the water here?[/ex] 2) [U] the distance from the front to the back of something the depth of the shelf[/ex] 3) [C/U]&#8230; …

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