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B What dimensions aren't geometry based?

  1. Aug 10, 2016 #1
    I.e. x,y,z
     
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  3. Aug 10, 2016 #2

    Krylov

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    Can you provide a bit more context for the question?
     
  4. Aug 10, 2016 #3

    mathman

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    energy, mass, charge ????
     
  5. Aug 10, 2016 #4

    Krylov

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    Funny. I thought OP was talking about dimensions in a mathematical sense.
     
  6. Aug 10, 2016 #5

    fresh_42

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    fractals?
     
  7. Aug 10, 2016 #6

    Bystander

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    Time? Temperature?
     
  8. Aug 10, 2016 #7
    Is there a dimensions that doesnt have to do with length width or depth. Or shape at all
     
  9. Aug 10, 2016 #8

    anorlunda

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    As @Bystander said, time is one such dimension.
     
  10. Aug 10, 2016 #9

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    dimension (n.)
    late 14c., "measurement, size," from Latin dimensionem (nominative dimensio) "a measuring," noun of action from past participle stem of dimetri "to measure out," from dis- (see dis-) + metiri "to measure" (see measure (v.)). Meaning "any component of a situation" is from 1929. Related: Dimensional; dimensions.
    (http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=dimension)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimension_(disambiguation)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krull_dimension
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimensional_analysis
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimension
    Plus the physical meaning from the examples above.

    What exactly are you looking for? Your choice.
     
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