thickness

Definitions of thickness
  1. noun
    the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    slenderness, tenuity, thinness
    relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    types:
    gauge
    the thickness of wire
    type of:
    dimension
    the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
  2. noun
    used of a line or mark
    synonyms: heaviness
    see moresee less
    type of:
    broadness, wideness
    the property of being wide; having great width
  3. noun
    resistance to flow
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    thinness
    a consistency of low viscosity
    types:
    semifluidity
    a property midway between a solid and a liquid
    creaminess, soupiness
    the property of having the thickness of heavy cream
    type of:
    body, consistence, consistency, eubstance
    the property of holding together and retaining its shape
  4. noun
    indistinct articulation
    see moresee less
    type of:
    articulation
    the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week