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amplitude [ˈæmplɪˌtjuːd] n1. greatness of extent; magnitude2. abundance or copiousness3. breadth or scope, as of the mind4. (Astronomy) Astronomy the angular distance along the horizon measured from true east or west to the point of intersection of the vertical circle passing through a celestial body5. (Mathematics) Also called argument Maths (of a complex number) the angle that the vector representing the complex number makes with the positive real axis. If the point (x, y) has polar coordinates (r, θ), the amplitude of x + iy is θ, that is, arctan y/x Compare modulus [2] See also Argand diagram6. (Physics / General Physics) Physics the maximum variation from the zero or mean value of a periodically varying quantity[from Latin amplitūdō breadth, from amplus spacious]
amplitude /mpltud/ n. [U] 1 the size of a radio wave See: AM. 2 frml. size, space: The football stadium has seating space of great amplitude. Link here:HTML: BB code: Direct link: |
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