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third dimension

noun
1.
the additional dimension by which a solid object is distinguished from a planar projection of itself or from any planar object.
2.
something that heightens the reality, vividness, or significance of a factual account, sequence of happenings, etc.:
The illustrations added a third dimension to the story.
Origin of third dimension
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for third dimension

third dimension

noun
1.
the additional dimension by which a solid object may be distinguished from a two-dimensional drawing or picture of it or from any planar object
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