# What comes first length or width or height or depth?

## What comes first length or width or height or depth?

The longer dimension is the length and comes first in order. The other dimension is the width. Now, measure the distance from one of the inside corners to the top. This is the depth.

**How is length and width written?**

All box dimensions are written as length x width x height. For example, 14″ x 11″ x 4″ means 14″ (L) x 11″ (W) x 4″ (H)”.

**What order does length height and width go in?**

The dimensions displayed in the size tab are listed as length x width x height.

### What is the proper order of dimensions?

Measurement: Length, width, height, depth.

**Do you measure height or length first?**

Listed dimensions are always inside dimensions. The first dimension to measure is length. Length is always the longest side of the box that has a flap. The next dimension is width.

**What order are body measurements listed?**

In human body measurement, these three sizes are the circumferences of the bust, waist and hips; usually rendered as xx–yy–zz in inches, or centimeters.

#### How do you write LxWxH?

How To Measure A Box

- Standard corrugated boxes are measured as:
- Length x Width x Height.
- (LxWxH)
- where the height is the vertical dimension of the box when the opening is facing upwards.
- (for easy reference, you can open this page in another browser window)

**What does 12×16 mean?**

Room dimensions are presented in width by the length. For example, a room that has a dimension of 12′ x 16′ means it’s 12 feet wide (from side to side) by 16 feet long (from top to bottom).

**How do you read LxWxH?**

## How are dimensions listed in order for furniture?

For most furniture pieces — and a myriad of other products on the market — the order of dimensions falls in this order: Length x Width x Height. Let’s say a customer is interested in buying an Artesia dining table from Broadway Furniture. It’s dimensions are 72 x 40 x 30 in.

**How do you read length and width?**

For example, a dimension of a rectangular room on a blueprint, 14′ 11″ X 13′ 10″ equates to a room size of 14 feet, 11-inches wide by 13 feet, 10-inches long. Dimensions are expressed as width by length by height or depth in three-dimensional space.

**What is measured first length or width?**

The first dimension to measure is length. Length is always the longest side of the box that has a flap. The next dimension is width. The width side also has a flap, but is always the side shorter than the length.

### How do you differentiate between length and width?

In geometry,length is defined as the longest dimension of an object.

**How do you calculate length width and height?**

– Area to length or width Calculator – Convert an area to different units – LxW and amount per unit area to total amount – Area and amount per unit area to total amount – Amount per unit of area converter – Circle diameter to area calculator – Length and distance converter – Calculate volume capacity from length, width and height

**What order does width height and length go in?**

“Length” and “width” are in the horizontal plane while “height” and “depth” are vertical—but “horizontal” and “vertical” must be understood or specified.

#### How to write length and width?

Measure your available space Getty Measure the height,depth and width of your space.