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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.
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amplitudenoun

uk   /ˈæm.plɪ.tjuːd/  us   /-tuːd/
(Definition of amplitude from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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