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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 depth /ˈdɛpθ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 depth /ˈdɛpθ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 頁深度; 深度

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Depth n.
 1. The quality of being deep; deepness; perpendicular measurement downward from the surface, or horizontal measurement backward from the front; as, the depth of a river; the depth of a body of troops.
 2. Profoundness; extent or degree of intensity; abundance; completeness; as, depth of knowledge, or color.
 Mindful of that heavenly love
 Which knows no end in depth or height.   --Keble.
 3. Lowness; as, depth of sound.
 4. That which is deep; a deep, or the deepest, part or place; the deep; the middle part; as, the depth of night, or of winter.
    From you unclouded depth above.   --Keble.
    The depth closed me round about.   --Jonah ii. 5.
 5. Logic The number of simple elements which an abstract conception or notion includes; the comprehension or content.
 6. Horology A pair of toothed wheels which work together. [R.]
 7. Aëronautics The perpendicular distance from the chord to the farthest point of an arched surface.
 Depth of a sail Naut., the extent of a square sail from the head rope to the foot rope; the length of the after leach of a staysail or boom sail; -- commonly called the drop of a sail.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: extent downward or backward or inward; "the depth of the
           water"; "depth of a shelf"; "depth of a closet"
      2: degree of psychological or intellectual depth
      3: (usually plural) the deepest and most remote part; "from the
         depths of darkest Africa"; "signals received from the
         depths of space"
      4: (usually plural) a low moral state; "he had sunk to the
         depths of addiction"
      5: the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
         [syn: astuteness, profundity, profoundness]