three-di|men|sion|al

three-di|men|sion|al
three-di|men|sion|al «THREE duh MEHN shuh nuhl», adjective.
1. having three dimensions: »

The first quality to appreciate in sculpture is its volume or mass—the fact that it is three-dimensional (Sir Herbert Read).

2. seeming to have depth as well as height and breadth; appearing to exist in three dimensions; stereoscopic: »

a three-dimensional motion picture.

3. Figurative. a) real; substantial: »

They [the characters] are less three-dimensional and more abstract in the ballet than in the play (New York Times).

b) well-rounded; complete; solid: »

a three-dimensional study of a problem.

Also, third-dimensional, tridimensional.
three´-di|men´sion|al|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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