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ONE-DIMENSIONAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does one-dimensional mean? 

ONE-DIMENSIONAL (adjective)
  The adjective ONE-DIMENSIONAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to a single dimension or aspect; having no depth or scope
2. of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

  Familiarity information: ONE-DIMENSIONAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ONE-DIMENSIONAL (adjective)


Sense 1one-dimensional [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to a single dimension or aspect; having no depth or scope

Synonyms:

one-dimensional; unidimensional

Context examples:

a prose statement of fact is unidimensional, its value being measured wholly in terms of its truth / a novel with one-dimensional characters


Sense 2one-dimensional [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

Synonyms:

linear; one-dimensional

Context example:

a linear measurement

Similar:

collinear (lying on the same line)

lineal (arranged in a line)

linelike (resembling a line)

rectilineal; rectilinear (characterized by a straight line or lines)


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