Width vs. Girth

Width vs. Girth — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Width and Girth

Widthnoun

The state, quality, or fact of being wide.

Girthnoun

The distance around something; the circumference.

Widthnoun

Abbr. w The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

Girthnoun

Size; bulk:a person of large girth.

Widthnoun

A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension or its crosswise grain, especially a piece of fabric measured from selvage to selvage.

Girthnoun

A strap encircling an animal's body in order to secure a load or saddle on its back; a cinch.

Widthnoun

The state of being wide.

Girthverb

To measure the circumference of.

Widthnoun

The measurement of the extent of something from side to side.

Girthverb

To encircle.

Widthnoun

A piece of material measured along its smaller dimension, especially fabric.

Girthverb

To secure with a girth.

Widthnoun

(cricket) The horizontal distance between a batsman and the ball as it passes him.

Girthnoun

A band passed under the belly of an animal, which holds a saddle in place.

Widthnoun

(sports) The use of all the width of the pitch, from one side to the other.

Manchester United like to play with width.

Girthnoun

The part of an animal around which the girth fits.

Widthnoun

the extent of something from side to side

Girthnoun

(informal) One's waistline circumference, most often a large one.

Girthnoun

A small horizontal brace or girder.

Girthnoun

The distance measured around an object.

Girthnoun

(graph theory) The length of the shortest cycle in a graph.

Girthverb

To bind as if with a girth or band.

Girthnoun

the distance around a person's body

Girthnoun

stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place

Girthverb

encircle or bind;

Trees girded the green fields

Girthverb

tie a cinch around;

cinch horses