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width

 [width]
the extent of something from side to side.
pulse width the duration of a pacing impulse, usually expressed in milliseconds.

width

(width, with),
Wideness; the distance from one side of an object or area to the other.
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And Atlas through hard constraint upholds the wide heaven with unwearying head and arms, standing at the borders of the earth before the clear-voiced Hesperides; for this lot wise Zeus assigned to him.
It occurred to me that land-shells, when hybernating and having a membranous diaphragm over the mouth of the shell, might be floated in chinks of drifted timber across moderately wide arms of the sea.
This change in the vegetation marks the commencement of the grand calcareo argillaceous deposit, which forms the wide extent of the Pampas, and covers the granitic rocks of Banda Oriental.
Leaving the plain of green turf, which extended along the course of a little brook, we soon entered on a wide level waste consisting either of sand, saline marshes, or bare mud.
The wide expanse of water is choked up by numerous great mud-banks, which the inhabitants call Cangrejales, or
So she went sorrowfully on, till Winter, riding on the strong North-Wind, came rushing by, with a sparkling ice-crown in his streaming hair, while from beneath his crimson cloak, where glittering frost-work shone like silver threads, he scattered snow-flakes far and wide.
I have many fairer gems than these, in my home below the sea; and I will bring all I can gather far and wide, if you will grant my prayer, and give me what I seek," she said, turning gently to the fiery Spirits, who were hovering fiercely round her.
So far and wide she searched among the caverns of the sea, and gathered all the brightest jewels shining there; and then upon her faithful Breeze once more went journeying through the sky.
It was a gorgeous train that accompanied the visiting jeddak, and for miles it stretched along the wide, white road to Kaol.
The next moment the window was wide open, and Pollyanna was leaning far out, drinking in the fresh, sweet air.
2 : opened as far as possible <Her eyes were wide with wonder.
High luminance of 400cd/m2 and a wide color gamut of 72 percent, equivalent to that of a cathode-ray tube (CRT), are realized through NEC LCD Technologies' own unique UA-SFT technology, which boasts improved panel transmissivity (180 percent from A-SFT technology, and 120 percent from SA-SFT technology).