# Dimenssion vs. Dimension: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on October 10, 2023
"Dimenssion" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Dimension," referring to a measurable extent such as length, width, or depth.

## Which is correct: Dimenssion or Dimension

How to spell Dimension?

## Key Differences

Think of "dimen" as in "diminish" to recall the beginning of "Dimension."
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Remember that "Dimension" has only one "s" in the middle.
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Note the suffix "-sion" is common, as in "mission" or "version."
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Recall that dimensions typically come in 3D: depth, width, and height.
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Picture the word "Dimension" as having layers or dimensions itself – only one of which is the letter "s."
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## Dimenssion and Dimension Definitions

#### Dimenssion

Dimenssion is an incorrect spelling of Dimension.
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#### Dimension

A measurable extent such as length, width, or depth.
The room's dimensions are 20ft by 15ft.
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#### Dimension

An aspect or feature of a situation or thing.
The project has many dimensions to consider.
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#### Dimension

A level of existence or consciousness.
Theoretical physics posits multiple dimensions beyond our three.
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#### Dimension

A measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length.
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#### Dimension

Often dimensions Extent or magnitude; scope
A problem of alarming dimensions.
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#### Dimension

Aspect; element
"He's a good newsman, and he has that extra dimension" (William S. Paley).
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#### Dimension

The least number of independent coordinates required to specify uniquely the points in a space.
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#### Dimension

The range of such a coordinate.
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#### Dimension

(Physics) A physical property, such as mass, distance, time, or a combination thereof, regarded as a fundamental measure of a physical quantity
Velocity has the dimension of distance divided by time.
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#### Dimension

A realm of existence, as in a work of fiction, that is physically separate from another such realm
"Although it tells a grounded, political story free from aliens and alternate dimensions, the film remains packed to the brim with iconic ... characters." (Conner Schwerdtfeger).
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#### Dimension

To cut or shape to specified dimensions.
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#### Dimension

To mark with specified dimensions.
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#### Dimension

A single aspect of a given thing.
This film can be enjoyed on many dimensions - the script is great, the acting is realistic, and the special effects will simply take you aback.
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#### Dimension

A measure of spatial extent in a particular direction, such as height, width or breadth, or depth.
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#### Dimension

A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
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#### Dimension

(geometry) The number of independent coordinates needed to specify uniquely the location of a point in a space; also, any of such independent coordinates.
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#### Dimension

(linear algebra) The number of elements of any basis of a vector space.
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#### Dimension

(physics) One of the physical properties that are regarded as fundamental measures of a physical quantity, such as mass, length and time.
The dimension of velocity is length divided by time.
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#### Dimension

(computing) Any of the independent ranges of indices in a multidimensional array.
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#### Dimension

A universe or plane of existence.
A machine that lets you travel to a parallel dimension.
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#### Dimension

(transitive) To mark, cut or shape something to specified dimensions.
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#### Dimension

To specify the size of (an array or similar data structure); to allocate.
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#### Dimension

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#### Dimension

Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; - usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.
Gentlemen of more than ordinary dimensions.
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#### Dimension

Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.
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#### Dimension

The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is quantity having one dimension; volume has three dimensions, relative to extension.
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#### Dimension

A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.
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#### Dimension

The manifoldness with which the fundamental units of time, length, and mass are involved in determining the units of other physical quantities.
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#### Dimension

The magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
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#### Dimension

A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished;
Self-confidence is not an endearing property
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#### Dimension

One of three cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space
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#### Dimension

Magnitude or extent;
A building of vast proportions
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#### Dimension

Indicate the dimensions on;
These techniques permit us to dimension the human heart
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#### Dimension

Shape or form to required dimensions
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#### Dimension

The scope or magnitude of something.
The full dimension of the problem was not immediately clear.
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#### Dimension

A structure of a goal or objective in a plan.
The company's strategy has several dimensions for growth.
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## FAQs

#### Which vowel is used before Dimension?

The letter "a" is often used before "Dimension," as in "a dimension."
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#### What is the verb form of Dimension?

The verb form is "dimension" or "dimensioning."
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#### Why is it called Dimension?

The term "Dimension" derives from the Latin "dimensio," meaning "a measuring."
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#### Which preposition is used with Dimension?

"Of," as in "dimension of a box."
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Dimension.
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Dimensions.
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#### Is Dimension an abstract noun?

It can be, especially when referring to aspects not physically measurable.
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#### What is the pronunciation of Dimension?

It is pronounced as /dɪˈmɛn.ʃən/.
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#### Which conjunction is used with Dimension?

There's no specific conjunction exclusive to "Dimension"; it depends on context.
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#### Is Dimension a noun or adjective?

Noun. However, "dimensional" is an adjective.
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#### What is the root word of Dimension?

The root word is "dimensus," the past participle of the Latin "dimetiri" (to measure out).
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#### Is Dimension a vowel or consonant?

"Dimension" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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#### Is Dimension a countable noun?

Yes, as in "three dimensions."
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#### Is the Dimension term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, especially in non-physical contexts.
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Neutral.
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No.
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Three syllables.
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#### Which determiner is used with Dimension?

Determiners like "this," "that," or "each" can be used.
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No.
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#### What is the first form of Dimension?

Not applicable as "dimension" is primarily a noun. As a verb, "dimension" is its base form.
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#### Which article is used with Dimension?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
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No.
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Noun.
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#### What is the opposite of Dimension?

There isn't a direct antonym, but "singularity" can be used in certain contexts.
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#### What is the second form of Dimension?

Not applicable for the noun. The verb does not conventionally change form for tense.
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#### How is Dimension used in a sentence?

The artwork gained a new dimension when viewed from a different angle.
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Di-men-sion.
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#### What is a stressed syllable in Dimension?

The second syllable, "men," is stressed.
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Aspect or facet.
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#### What is the third form of Dimension?

Not applicable for the noun. The verb does not conventionally change form for tense.
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