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amplitude

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am=pli=tude

CIDE DICTIONARY

amplituden. [L. amplitudo, fr. amplus: cf. F. amplitude. See Ample.].
  •  State of being ample; extent of surface or space; largeness of dimensions; size.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cathedral of Lincoln . . . is a magnificent structure, proportionable to the amplitude of the diocese."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Largeness, in a figurative sense; breadth; abundance; fullness.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The horizontal line which measures the distance to which a projectile is thrown; the range.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The extent of a movement measured from the starting point or position of equilibrium; -- applied especially to vibratory movements.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An angle upon which the value of some function depends; -- a term used more especially in connection with elliptic functions.  [1913 Webster]
Magnetic amplitude, the angular distance of a heavenly body, when on the horizon, from the magnetic east or west point as indicated by the compass. The difference between the magnetic and the true or astronomical amplitude (see 3 above) is the “variation of the compass.”

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amplitude, n.
1 a Physics the maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation from the position of equilibrium. b Electr. the maximum departure of the value of an alternating current or wave from the average value.
2 a spaciousness, breadth; wide range. b abundance.

Idiom
amplitude modulation Electr.
1 the modulation of a wave by variation of its amplitude.
2 the system using such modulation.
Etymology
F amplitude or L amplitudo (as AMPLE)

THESAURUS

amplitude

abundance, affluence, amount, ample sufficiency, ampleness, antinode, area, auditory effect, auditory phenomenon, avalanche, beam, bigness, body, bonanza, boundlessness, bountifulness, bountiousness, breadth, broadness, bulk, bumper crop, caliber, camber, capaciousness, capacity, cloud of words, commodiousness, comprehensiveness, congestion, copiousness, coverage, crest, de Broglie wave, depth, diameter, diffraction, diffuseness, diffusion, diffusiveness, dimension, dimensions, distance, distance across, effusion, effusiveness, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, enormity, enormousness, expanse, expansion, expansiveness, extension, extensiveness, extent, extravagance, exuberance, fecundity, fertility, flight path, flood, flood tide, flow, fluency, foison, force, formidableness, formlessness, frequency, frequency band, frequency spectrum, full, full measure, fullness, gauge, generosity, generousness, gigantism, girth, grandeur, grandness, great abundance, great plenty, great scope, greatness, guided wave, gush, gushing, height, high tide, high water, hugeness, immensity, impletion, in phase, infinity, intensity, interference, landslide, largeness, latitude, lavishness, length, liberality, liberalness, light, logorrhea, longitudinal wave, lots, loudness, luxuriance, macrology, magnitude, mass, matter, maximum, measure, measurement, mechanical wave, might, mightiness, more than enough, much, muchness, myriad, myriads, node, noise, numbers, numerousness, opulence, opulency, out of phase, outpour, outpouring, overflow, overfullness, palilogy, period, periodic wave, phone, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plenty, pleonasm, plethora, power, prevalence, prodigality, prodigiousness, productiveness, productivity, profuseness, profusion, prolificacy, prolificity, proportion, proportions, quantities, quantity, quantum, radio wave, radius, rampancy, range, rankness, ray, reach, redundancy, reinforcement, reiteration, reiterativeness, repetition for effect, repetitiveness, repleteness, repletion, resonance, resonance frequency, rich harvest, rich vein, richness, riot, riotousness, roominess, satiety, saturation, saturation point, scads, scale, scope, seismic wave, shock wave, shower, size, skin effect, skin friction, slip, sonance, sound, sound intensity level, sound propagation, sound wave, space, spaciousness, span, spate, speech sound, spread, spring tide, stagger, stream, strength, stretch, stupendousness, substance, substantiality, substantialness, sum, superabundance, superfluity, superflux, surface wave, surfeit, talkativeness, tautology, teemingness, tidal wave, tirade, transverse wave, tremendousness, trough, ultrasound, vastness, volume, wave, wave equation, wave motion, wave number, wavelength, wealth, whole, wideness, width

ROGET THESAURUS

amplitude

Sufficiency

N sufficiency, adequacy, enough, withal, satisfaction, competence, no less, quantum sufficit, Q, S, mediocrity, fill, fullness, plenitude, plenty, abundance, copiousness, amplitude, galore, lots, profusion, full measure, good measure pressed down and running, over, luxuriance, affluence, fat of the land, a land flowing with milk and honey, cornucopia, horn of plenty, horn of Amalthaea, mine, outpouring, flood, tide, repletion, satiety, sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible, measured, moderate, full, ample, plenty, plentiful, plenteous, plenty as blackberries, copious, abundant, abounding, replete, enough and to spare, flush, choke-full, chock-full, well-stocked, well- provided, liberal, unstinted, unstinting, stintless, without stint, unsparing, unmeasured, lavish, wholesale, rich, luxuriant, affluent, wantless, big with, unexhausted, unwasted, exhaustless, inexhaustible, sufficiently, amply Adj, full, in abundance, with no sparing hand, to one's heart's content, ad libitum, without stint, cut and come again, das Beste ist gut genug.

Quantity

N quantity, magnitude, size, amplitude, magnitude, mass, amount, sum, quantum, measure, substance, strength, force, mathematics, mathesis, category, general conception, universal predicament, armful, handful, mouthful, spoonful, capful, stock, batch, lot, dose, yaffle, quantitative, some, any, aught, more or less, a few, to the tune of, all of, a full, the sum of, fully, exactly, precisely.

Degree

N degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch, reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber, gradation, shade, tenor, compass, sphere, station, rank, standing, rate, way, sort, point, mark, stage, intensity, strength, comparative, gradual, shading off, within the bounds, by degrees, gradually, inasmuch, pro tanto, however, howsoever, step by step, bit by bit, little by little, inch by inch, drop by drop, a little at a time, by inches, by slow degrees, by degrees, by little and little, in some degree, in some measure, to some extent, di grado in grado.

Size

N size, magnitude, dimension, bulk, volume, largeness, greatness, expanse, amplitude, mass, proportions, capacity, tonnage, tunnage, cordage, caliber, scantling, turgidity, corpulence, obesity, plumpness, embonpoint, corporation, flesh and blood, lustihood, hugeness, enormity, immensity, monstrosity, giant, Brobdingnagian, Antaeus, Goliath, Gog and Magog, Gargantua, monster, mammoth, Cyclops, cachalot, whale, porpoise, behemoth, leviathan, elephant, hippopotamus, colossus, tun, cord, lump, bulk, block, loaf, mass, swad, clod, nugget, bushel, thumper, whooper, spanker, strapper, Triton among the minnows, mountain, mound, heap, largest portion, full size, life size, large, big, great, considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy, capacious, comprehensive, spacious, mighty, towering, fine, magnificent, corpulent, stout, fat, obese, plump, squab, full, lusty, strapping, bouncing, portly, burly, well-fed, full-grown, corn fed, gram fed, stalwart, brawny, fleshy, goodly, in good case, in good condition, in condition, chopping, jolly, chub faced, chubby faced, lubberly, hulky, unwieldy, lumpish, gaunt, spanking, whacking, whopping, walloping, thumping, thundering, hulking, overgrown, puffy, huge, immense, enormous, mighty, vast, vasty, amplitudinous, stupendous, monster, monstrous, humongous, monumental, elephantine, jumbo, mammoth, gigantic, gigantean, giant, giant like, titanic, prodigious, colossal, Cyclopean, Brobdingnagian, Bunyanesque, Herculean, Gargantuan, infinite, large as life, plump as a dumpling, plump as a partridge, fat as a pig, fat as a quail, fat as butter, fat as brawn, fat as bacon, immeasurable, unfathomable, unplumbed, inconceivable, unimaginable, unheard-of, of cosmic proportions, of epic proportions, the mother of all, teh granddaddy of all.

Thickness,

N breadth, thickness, breadth, width, latitude, amplitude, diameter, bore, caliber, radius, superficial extent, thickness, crassitude, corpulence, dilation, broad, wide, ample, extended, discous, fanlike, outspread, outstretched, wide as a church-door, latifoliate, latifolous, thick, dumpy, squab, squat, thickset, thick as a rope.


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