amplitude Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “amplitude” in the English Dictionary

"amplitude" in British English

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uk   /ˈæm.plɪ.tjuːd/  us   /-tuːd/

amplitude noun (LARGE AMOUNT)

[U] formal a ​largeamount or ​widerange: The ​sheer amplitude of the ​novelinvitescomparisons with Tolstoy.

amplitude noun (CURVE)

[C usually singular] specialized physics the ​distance between the ​top and the ​bottom of a ​wave
(Definition of amplitude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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amplitudenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈæm·plɪˌtud/
physics the ​strength of a wave of ​sound or ​electricity, ​measured at the ​strongestrepeatingpart of the ​wave trigonometry Amplitude is also the ​greatestheight of a graph (= ​drawing) of the ​relationships of a sine or cosine . earth science Amplitude is also the ​height of a wave (= ​watermovement) from ​top to ​bottom.
(Definition of amplitude from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amplitude”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量, 广阔,广大, 充足,丰富…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量, 廣闊,廣大, 充足,豐富…
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