two-dimensional

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two-dimensional

[too-di-men-shuh-nl, -dahy-]
adjective
1.
having the dimensions of height and width only: a two-dimensional surface.
2.
(of a work of art) having its elements organized in terms of a flat surface, especially emphasizing the vertical and horizontal character of the picture plane: the two-dimensional structure of a painting.
3.
(in a literary work) shallow, unconvincing, or superficial in execution: a novel having two-dimensional characters.

Origin:
1895–1900

two-dimensionality, noun
two-dimensionally, adverb
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two-dimensional
 
adj
1.  of, having, or relating to two dimensions, usually describable in terms of length and breadth or length and height
2.  lying on a plane; having an area but not enclosing any volume
3.  lacking in depth, as characters in a literary work
4.  (of painting or drawing) lacking the characteristics of form or depth
 
'two-dimension'ality
 
n
 
two-di'mensionally
 
adv

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Example sentences
It eliminates the stereoscopic effect and puts you on the same two-dimensional
  plane as the photograph.
It's a two-dimensional plane, except that it curves and twists and after a
  while suddenly falls off into thin air.
When an air-traffic controller looks at his radar, he sees a two-dimensional
  picture of where the planes in his sector are.
In two-dimensional space, a geodesic is a straight line.
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