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depth British & World English

The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something

depth English Thesaurus

he wondered about the depth of the caves

in depth British & World English

Comprehensively and thoroughly

in-depth British & World English

Comprehensive and thorough

depth gauge British & World English

A device fitted to a drill bit to ensure that the hole drilled does not exceed the required depth

depth charge British & World English

An explosive charge designed to be dropped from a ship or aircraft and to explode under water at a preset depth, used for attacking submarines

depth finder British & World English

An echo sounder or other device for measuring water depth

depth sounder British & World English

Another term for echo sounder.

depth of field British & World English

(In photography) the distance between the nearest and the furthest objects giving a focused image

depth of focus British & World English

another term for depth of field.

depth perception British & World English

The ability to perceive the relative distance of objects in one’s visual field

depth psychology British & World English

The study of unconscious mental processes and motives, especially in psychoanalytic theory and practice

defence in depth British & World English

The arrangement of defensive lines or fortifications so that they can defend each other

out of one's depth British & World English

In water too deep to stand in

in depth in depth British & World English

Comprehensively and thoroughly

Secchi disc British & World English

An opaque disc, typically white, used to gauge the transparency of water by measuring the depth—known as the Secchi depth—at which the disc ceases to be visible from the surface

in depth in depth English Thesaurus

the student concentrates on one or two subjects in depth

defence in depth in defence British & World English

The arrangement of defensive lines or fortifications so that they can defend each other

out of one's depth in depth British & World English

In water too deep to stand in

Secchi depth in Secchi disc British & World English

An opaque disc, typically white, used to gauge the transparency of water by measuring the depth—known as the Secchi depth—at which the disc ceases to be visible from the surface


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