IN MATH: 1. n. measure of distance. 2. n. a dimension of a solid or a rectangle. 3. n. usually, but not always, the shorter of the two dimensions of a rectangle. EX. What's the width if the length is 1 1/2 units, the area's 12 units, and the shape's a rectangle?

IN ENGLISH: 1. n. the answer to "how wide?"; distance across as opposed to height up and down. EX. As one grows older, one's width often increases.

APPLICATION: See list 140.

1. What's the width if the length is one and one half units, the area's twelve square units, and the shape's a rectangle?

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