This is a slightly ambiguous term and is sometimes used to mean the advance width (the distance from the start of this character to the start of the next character), and sometimes used to mean the distance from the left side bearing to the right side bearing.
The width of a shoe is typically measured in letters (AAA, AA, A, B, C, D, E, EEE, EEEE) and refers to the width of the shoe last as measured at the ball of the foot. Widths are defined in one-sixths of an inch.
of a bounded shape: the distance between two parallel lines, each touching the boundary of the shape but not its interior. This is called "the width of the shape in the direction of the lines". Note that figures of constant width (such as a Reuleaux triangle) have the same width in every direction. [Go to source
The horizontal size measurement of a piece of jewelry or gemstone. The width of a ring or band is measured across the widest area, over the top of the ring as shown below. All measurements are approximate.
a word to describe a single width of fabric - several widths of fabric are sewn together to make a panel of drapery- "panel" is sometimes used in referring to a width of fabric (Manhattan articles finish colors decorative wall tips NYC)
The size of ribbon or trim as measured across it. Ribbon Manufacturers use numbers for ribbons as shown below: Inches Millimeters 1/4", 5/16” 8 MM 3/8” 9 MM 7/16” 11 MM 5/8” 15 MM 7/8”, 15/16", 1” 25 MM 1 5/16", 1 3/8, 1 1/2” 38 MM#16 1 7/8”, 1 15/16", 2”, 2 1/4” 50 MM#40 2 3/8”, 2 1/2”, 2 5/8" 78 MM#100 3 7/8”, 4” 100 MM
(n) One of the three principal dimensions of an object. The width dimension is described in the front and top views of a multiview drawing. The width dimension is often associated with the X axis in a 3-D modeling system.
The maximum width without restriction is 2.89m. For unit from 2.89m to 4.1m police permission is required. For units above 4.1m a police escort is mandatory b ut are subject to the uncertainty of timing of delivery to site resulting from the instructions of the police forces on route.
In l2bin files, the number of elements of each type ( Clause, Enumeration, Proposition, Transition, Variable) requires one byte if 2**8, two bytes if 2**16, etc. A width is the number of bytes needed to represent the number of Model elements.