• Dim Definition & Synonyms
- (superl.) Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
- (superl.) Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
- (v. t.) To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.
- (v. t.) To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
- (v. i.) To grow dim.
• Dimble Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A bower; a dingle.
• Dimension Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The manifoldness with which the fundamental units of time, length, and mass are involved in determining the units of other physical quantities.
- (n.) Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.
- (n.) A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.
- (n.) Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.
- (n.) The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is quantity having one dimension; volume has three dimensions, relative to extension.