Amplitude

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Amplitude: State of being ample extent of surface or space largeness ofdimensions size.The cathedral of Lincoln . . . is a magnificent structure,proportionable to the amp Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about Amplitude? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of Amplitude:

1. State of being ample

2. extent of surface or space

3. largeness ofdimensions

4. size.The cathedral of Lincoln . . . is a magnificent structure,proportionable to the amplitude of the diocese. Fuller.

5. Largeness, in a figurative sense

6. breadth

7. abundance

8. fullness.(a) Of extent of capacity or intellectual powers. "Amplitude ofmind." Milton. "Amplitude of comprehension." Macaulay.(b) Of extent of means or resources. "Amplitude of reward." Bacon.

9. (Astron.)(a) The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point andthe center of the sun, or a star, at its rising or setting. At therising, the amplitude is eastern or ortive: at the setting, it iswestern, occiduous, or occasive. It is also northern or southern,when north or south of the equator.(b) The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point andthe foot of the vertical circle passing through any star or object.

10. (Gun.) The horizontal line which measures the distance to which aprojectile is thrown

11. the range.

12. 5. (Physics) The extent of a movement measured from the starting point orposition of equilibrium

13. applied especially to vibratorymovements.

14. (math.) An angle upon which the value of some function depends

15. aterm used more especially in connection with elliptic functions.Magnetic amplitude, the angular distance of a heavenly body, when onthe horizon, from the magnetic east or west point as indicated by thecompass. The difference between the magnetic and the true orastronomical amplitude (see 3 above) is the "variation of thecompass."

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