Fairly or not, many people see that kind of amplitude of girth as a sign of irresponsibility or lack of discipline or something.
The amplitude is the width of swing of the individual particles of the waves.
The one is marked by energy and accuracy, the other by amplitude.
Each seat holds two persons, but with some difficulty if either has any amplitude of bulk.
Factors affecting intensity: area, amplitude, density, distance.
Their historic lore and unequaled grandeur give them amplitude and poetry enough to kindle and enrich the imagination.
Varying the amplitude of oscillations by means of the voice.
This is called the amplitude and is indicated by the distance A-b.
As yet the completeness and amplitude of the disaster had not reached him.
The amplitude of response was not only diminished, but the recovery also was incomplete.
1540s, from Middle French amplitude or directly from Latin amplitudinem (nominative amplitudo) "wide extent, width," from amplus (see ample). Amplitude modulation in reference to radio wave broadcast (as opposed to frequency modulation) first attested 1921, usually abbreviated a.m.