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amplitude

am·pli·tude

amplitude

 
 
pronunciation:
aem pl tud
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state or quality of being ample; largeness.
The amplitude of the cosmos is difficult for most of us to conceive.
synonyms:
bigness, extent, greatness, largeness, magnitude, vastness
antonyms:
narrowness, smallness
similar words:
expanse, measure, range, scope, size
definition 2: fullness or abundance.
The feast was impressive in its amplitude.
synonyms:
abundance, ampleness, bountifulness, fullness, plentifulness, plenty, profusion, repletion
antonyms:
emptiness, paucity, scarcity
similar words:
immensity, quantity, volume
definition 3: in physics, the maximum value of an oscillating quantity.
the amplitude of an alternating current
similar words:
peak
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