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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Greatness of magnitude; The property of copious abundance; (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave.

Usage examples (37)
  • Specimens were tested under constant amplitude loading at room temperature in laboratory air.
  • The term amplitude, thus used (by English writers also), is an old one in astronomical terminology.
  • That amplitude is e to the times the action for the path.
  • The seismic waves of a magnitude 6 earthquake are 10 times greater in amplitude than those of a magnitude 5 earthquake. for more
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