depth

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Noun[change]

Singular
depth

Plural
depths

  1. The distance below a surface; how deep something is.
    Measure the depth of the water in this part of the bay.
  2. The distance between the front and the back, such as the depth of a drawer or closet.
  3. (figurative) How intense, complex, strong, serious or important an emotion or situation is.
    The depth of her misery was obvious to everyone.
    The depth of the crisis had been exaggerated.
  4. (art); (photography) Looking three-dimensional.
    The depth of field in this picture is amazing.

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