(physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
amplitude, bountifulness, bounty(noun)
the property of copious abundance
greatness of magnitude
The measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude.
The maximum absolute value of the vertical component of a curve or function, especially one that is periodic.
The maximum absolute value of some quantity that varies.
Origin: amplitude, from amplitudo, from amplus; see ample and -tude.
state of being ample; extent of surface or space; largeness of dimensions; size
largeness, in a figurative sense; breadth; abundance; fullness
of extent of capacity or intellectual powers
of extent of means or resources
the arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the center of the sun, or a star, at its rising or setting. At the rising, the amplitude is eastern or ortive: at the setting, it is western, occiduous, or occasive. It is also northern or southern, when north or south of the equator
the arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the foot of the vertical circle passing through any star or object
the horizontal line which measures the distance to which a projectile is thrown; the range
the extent of a movement measured from the starting point or position of equilibrium; -- applied especially to vibratory movements
an angle upon which the value of some function depends; -- a term used more especially in connection with elliptic functions
Origin: [L. amplitudo, fr. amplus: cf. F. amplitude. See Ample.]
The amplitude of a periodic variable is a measure of its change over a single period. There are various definitions of amplitude, which are all functions of the magnitude of the difference between the variable's extreme values. In older texts the phase is sometimes called the amplitude.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
am′pli-tūd, n. largeness: abundance: width: splendour: wide range of mind: the distance from the east point of a horizon at which a heavenly body rises, or from the west point at which it sets. [Fr.—L. amplitudo.]
The numerical value of Amplitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Amplitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- amplitudCatalan, Valencian
- amplitudi, laajuusFinnish
- amplitudine, amplitudiniRomanian
- широта, амплитуда, полнотаRussian
- amplitud, magnitudSwedish
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