1. Dimensionality as “Metric Yardstick”

Wikipedia redirects Dimensionality to Dimension. Pity, for Dimensionality is a most important ‘qualitative attribute’ of Measuring Units.

Wikipedia also distinguishes between

No wonder Einstein spotted a gap between maths and physics.

“Digital Numbers” in themselves are ‘dimensionless’ or 0D as a point, pixel or cell in a spreadsheet. But they can be arranged in lines, areas and spaces of different dimensionality:

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