amplitude

[ am-pli-tood, -tyood ]SEE DEFINITION OF amplitude

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The amplitude is the width of swing of the individual particles of the waves.

The wealth of design and amplitude of the series are truly amazing.

The one is marked by energy and accuracy, the other by amplitude.

The harbor of New York gives, first of all, the impression of amplitude.

This is called the amplitude and is indicated by the distance A-b.

Factors affecting intensity: area, amplitude, density, distance.

There is, however, a change not merely in amplitude but in type.

The young man who wrote with this amplitude and precision must have meant what he said.

The amplitude of the response-curve measures the intensity of excitation.

The amplitude of response was not only diminished, but the recovery also was incomplete.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Middle French amplitude or directly from Latin amplitudinem (nominative amplitudo) "wide extent, width," from amplus (see ample). Amplitude modulation in reference to radio wave broadcast (as opposed to frequency modulation) first attested 1921, usually abbreviated a.m.

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