hairbreadth definition

  • adjective:
    • incredibly close: a hairbreadth escape.
    • getting the breadth of a hair; really thin.
  • noun:
    • Variant of hairsbreadth.
    • the width of a hair, a very short-distance or a very small amount
    • The diameter or breadth of a hair; an infinitesimal space or distance. Among the Jews a hairbreadth ended up being reckoned the 48th element of an inch; in Burma it's of an inch. Today generally speaking written hair's breadth.
  • others:
    • The diameter or breadth of a hair; a very small distance; often, undoubtedly, the forty-eighth element of an inch.
    • associated with the breadth of a hair; extremely thin.

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