1. Noun.  A single aspect of a given thing.
  2. Noun.  A measure of spatial extent in a particular direction, such as height, width or breadth, or depth.
  3. Noun.  A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
  4. Noun.  (geometry) The number of independent coordinates needed to specify uniquely the location of a point in a space; also, any of such independent coordinates.
  5. Noun.  (linear algebra) The number of elements of any basis of a vector space.
  6. Noun.  (physics) One of the physical property regarded as a fundamental measure of a physical quantity, such as mass, length and time.
  7. Noun.  (computing) Any of the independent ranges of indices in a multidimensional array.
  8. Noun.  (science fiction, fantasy) An alternative universe or plane of existence.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.

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