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wider, comparative; widest, superlative;
  1. Of great or more than average width
    • - a wide road
  2. (after a measurement and in questions) From side to side
    • - it measures 15 cm long by 12 cm wide
    • - how wide do you think this house is?
  3. Open to the full extent
    • - wide eyes
  4. Considerable
    • - tax revenues have undershot Treasury projections by a wide margin
  5. Including a great variety of people or things
    • - a wide range of opinion
  6. Spread among a large number of people or over a large area
    • - the business is slowly gaining wider acceptance
  7. Extending over the whole of
    • - an industry-wide trend
  8. At a considerable or specified distance from a point or mark
    • - Bodie's shot was inches wide
  9. (of a pitch) Outside
    • - the ball was wide of the plate
  10. (of a throw) To either side of a base
    • - forced a wide throw to first
  11. (in field sports) At or near the side of the field
    • - he played in a wide left position
  1. A ball that is judged to be too wide of the stumps for the batsman to play, for which an extra is awarded to the batting side

  2. A run scored because of a delivery of this kind

  1. To the full extent
    • - his eyes opened wide
  2. Far from a particular point or mark
    • - a shot that went wide to the right
  3. At or near the side of the field; toward the sideline
    • - he will play wide on the right

  1. having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
  2. with or by a broad space; "stand with legs wide apart"; "ran wide around left end"
  3. across-the-board: broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
  4. to the fullest extent possible; "open your eyes wide"; "with the throttle wide open"
  5. far from the intended target; "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"
  6. wide-eyed: (used of eyes) fully open or extended; "stared with wide eyes"
  7. A Web Integrated Development Environment (WIDE) is an Integrated Development Environment that facilitates developers to work online using web based tools.
  8. In the sport of cricket, a wide is one of two things: * The event of a ball being delivered by a bowler too wide or high to be hit by the batsman, and ruled so by the umpire. * A run scored by the batting team as a penalty to the bowling team when this occurs.
  9. (wideness) the expansion of consciousness that comes when one exceeds or begins to exceed the individual consciousness and spread out toward the universal; it is felt as a great substantial vastness giving the sense of oneness free and infinite. [Integral Yoga]
  10. (Wides) Opening delivery of Ashes series; or any other match if a friendly neighbourhood bookie has made an offer.
  11. (Wides) The wider widths of dimension lumber or timber usually ten or twelve inch widths. A speciality mill may produce it up to 20" wide.
  12. Descriptive of a shot that lands beyond the sideline, or beyond the service sideline in the case of a serve. See also long.
  13. Adjective meaning towards the sidelines. Example: A kick that is "wide right" has missed to the right side of the field from the perspective of the offense.
  14. A delivery that pitches too far away from the batsman and so proves impossible to score off. The umpire will single this by stretching his arms out horizontally, an extra will be added to the total and the ball will be bowled again
  15. Delivering a stone to the outside of the skip's broom. (also refer to off the broom)
  16. A generic APRS digipeater callsign alias, for a digipeater with wide area coverage.
  17. local excision: surgery to cut out the cancer and some healthy tissue around it.
  18. This is the best of the lot. Used when you have a center speaker about equal to the characteristics of the two main front speakers. This center speaker must be able to reproduce the full range of sound and should have the same power output of the front speakers.
  19. call made when a ball lands outside the singles or doubles playing area.
  20. a ball bowled so high over or wide of the wicket that, in the opinion of the umpire, it is out of the reach of the batsman.  A penalty of one run is invoked.
  21. untamed; Are most horses wide animals? [see also --> white]
  22. (On-field Oral Communication) Play the ball out toward the sideline.
  23. The ideal place for the right & left midfielders to play which causes the defense to spread in order to cover the entire width of the field.
  24. The bowl is started too far out of the centerline to the Jack (also called taking too much "Grass").
  25. Further from an extension of an imaginary line along the middle of the pitch bisecting the stumps.