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amplitude

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈæm·plɪˌtud/
physics the strength of a wave of sound or electricity, measured at the strongest repeating part of the wave trigonometry Amplitude is also the greatest height of a graph (= drawing) of the relationships of a sine or cosine . earth science Amplitude is also the height of a wave (= water movement) from top to bottom.
Translations of “amplitude”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量, 廣闊,廣大, 充足,豐富…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量, 广阔,广大, 充足,丰富…
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