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      n  
1    the extent, measurement, or distance downwards, backwards, or inwards  
2    the quality of being deep; deepness  
3    intensity or profundity of emotion or feeling  
4    profundity of moral character; penetration; sagacity; integrity  
5    complexity or abstruseness, as of thought or objects of thought  
6    intensity, as of silence, colour, etc.  
7    lowness of pitch  
8      (Nautical)   the distance from the top of a ship's keel to the top of a particular deck  
9    often pl   a deep, far, inner, or remote part, such as an inaccessible region of a country  
10    often pl   the deepest, most intense, or most severe part  
the depths of winter     
11    usually pl   a low moral state; demoralization  
how could you sink to such depths?     
12    often pl   a vast space or abyss  
13    beyond or out of one's depth  
a    in water deeper than one is tall  
b    beyond the range of one's competence or understanding  
14    in depth   thoroughly or comprehensively  
   See also       in-depth  
     (C14: from dep deep + -th1)  


defence in depth  
      n     (Military)   the act or practice of positioning successive mutually supporting lines of defence in a given area  
depth charge   , bomb  
      n   a bomb used to attack submarines that explodes at a pre-set depth of water  
depth gauge  
      n   a device attached to a drill bit to prevent the hole from exceeding a predetermined depth  
depth of field  
      n   the range of distance in front of and behind an object focused by an optical instrument, such as a camera or microscope, within which other objects will also appear clear and sharply defined in the resulting image  
   Compare       depth of focus  
depth of focus  
      n   the amount by which the distance between the camera lens and the film can be altered without the resulting image appearing blurred  
   Compare       depth of field  
depth psychology  
      n     (Psychol)   the study of unconscious motives and attitudes  
in-depth  
      adj   carefully worked out, detailed and thorough  
an in-depth study     
sonic depth finder  
      n   an instrument for detecting the depth of water or of a submerged object by means of sound waves; Fathometer  
   See also       sonar  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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n.
the study of human action and conduct
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
n.
a field of study searching for ways to prevent global warming by deliberately changing Earth's natural system
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