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Noun: thickness  thik-nus
  1. The dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
     
  2. Indistinct articulation
    "judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"
     
  3. Used of a line or mark
    - heaviness
     
  4. Resistance to flow

Derived forms: thicknesses

See also: thick, thin

Type of: articulation, body, broadness, consistence, consistency, dimension, substance, wideness

Antonym: thinness

Encyclopedia: Thickness