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Definition of "three-dimensional" []

  • Of, relating to, having, or existing in three dimensions. (adjective)
  • Having or appearing to have extension in depth. (adjective)
  • Treating many aspects of a subject; lifelike: a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "three-dimensional" in a sentence
  • "The planning team is led by Moshe Safdie, who gained renown as the designer of Habitat 67, an innovative housing complex that was an example of what he called a three-dimensional community."
  • "Personally, I prefer to keep the idea of three-dimensional zombie-faced Beatles to my nightmares."
  • "Not quite a sculpture and not quite an installation, it's probably best described as a three-dimensional drawing."