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three-dimensional

[ three-di-men-shuh-nl, -dahy- ]
/ ˈθri dɪˈmɛn ʃə nl, -daɪ- /
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adjective
having, or seeming to have, the dimension of depth as well as width and height.
(especially in a literary work) fully developed: The story came alive chiefly because the characters were vividly three-dimensional.
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Origin of three-dimensional

First recorded in 1890–95

OTHER WORDS FROM three-dimensional

three·di·men·sion·al·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for three-dimensional

three-dimensional

three-D or 3-D


adjective
of, having, or relating to three dimensionsthree-dimensional space
(of a film, transparency, etc) simulating the effect of depth by presenting slightly different views of a scene to each eye
having volume
lifelike or real
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