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English definition of “amplitude”

amplitude

noun uk   /ˈæm.plɪ.tjuːd/ us    /-tuːd/

amplitude noun (LARGE AMOUNT)

[U] formal a large amount or wide range: The sheer amplitude of the novel invites comparisons with Tolstoy.Masses and large amounts of things

amplitude noun (CURVE)

[C usually singular] specialized physics the distance between the top and the bottom of a waveProperties of circles and curves
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