# What is a three-dimensional shape?

A three-dimensional shape is characterized by three dimensions.

## Answer: A three-dimensional shape can be defined as a solid object that has three dimensions – length, width and height.

Let us understand the concept with an image.

**Explanation:**

The following image shows a cuboid with 3 dimensions.

A cuboid is a 3-D object, having length, breadth, and height.

Other examples include cylinder, cone, cuboid, sphere, etc.

### Hence, a three-dimensional shape can be defined as a solid object that has three dimensions – length, width, and height.

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