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width

The noun "width" can be both countable and uncountable.


uncountable

Meaning: how wide something is
Example sentence: The width of a rectangle is always shorter than its length.

countable

Meaning: a measured piece of cloth, or the width of a swimming pool
Example sentence: How much does a width of that green silk cost?


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "width" uncountable?
  1. How many widths of the pool are you swimming?
  2. Do you know what the width of the swimming pool is?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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