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three-dimensional

, three-D, 3-D
1. of, having, or relating to three dimensions
2. (of a film, transparency, etc.) simulating the effect of depth by presenting slightly different views of a scene to each eye
3. having volume

three-dimensional

[′thrē di′men·chən·əl]
(science and technology)
Giving the illusion of depth, in three dimensions.
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10) Three-dimensionality of flagellar movement of spermatozoa attached to a glass slide by their heads was determined using the fine knob of the microscope equipped with the 100x DL objective.
Among the topics are predicting protein-protein interactions between and within species to facilitate systems biology studies, the importance of three-dimensionality for modulators of protein-protein interactions, interactive technologies for leveraging the known chemistry of anchor residues to disrupt protein interactions, inhibiting LFA-1//ICAM interaction to treat autoimmune disease, potent and selective orally available oxytocin antagonists restosiban and epelsiban, and peptidic inhibitors of protein-protein interactions for cell adhesion receptors.
There are some classy actors here - Karl Howman, Bob Saul, Clare Wilkie, Graham Seed - who bring three-dimensionality to their parts.
The scholarly ambience shifts from the mythic and literary to the real and historical; the arguments assume three-dimensionality as the emotional and intellectual stakes rise--is modern Zionism at its core a nationalist movement with ethical moorings, meant to ensure security for Jews, or is it a colonialist movement that secured territory and sovereignty for one group at the expense of another?
They might have translated this phrase--which, like nearly all of the first paragraph of Bede's chapter, comes from Pliny's Natural History--in such a way that would have suggested the three-dimensionality of the earth, such as, for example, "the whole sphere of lands" or, more generally, "the entire world.
The effect is accentuated by the bright oranges and yellows L'Honorey uses to render the petals, giving them an aspect of three-dimensionality.
I'm playing with the sense of three-dimensionality," Crane said.
The folds in the fabric of Jesus Christ's robes are indicated by a few well-placed lines, allowing a slight hint of three-dimensionality that does not negate one of the main qualities of Christian iconography: flatness.
The several locations of the data are stored securely and may be passed to the reader, or held securely in the reader, so the hologram imagery has to be placed so that the reader can register the full three-dimensionality.
Christ" (1969), worked in repousse technique and enamel on copper, implies three-dimensionality yet the surface gently hollowed is constructed with rods and wires suggesting robes and such physical features as eyes, eyebrows, nose, and beard--abstractly implied through the facility of line.
His topics include the foundational dogma of geometry, sophisticated methodological holism, infinity and nature, the counterweight of finitude, the beauty of symmetry, symmetry and culture, the familiarity of three-dimensionality, the difference of higher-dimensionality, and eight theses on the unfinished work of geometry.
Other researchers agree that the large size, thickness and three-dimensionality of the organisms suggest that they were indeed multicellular.

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