Origin of amplitude
Related Words for amplitudebreadth, volume, width, magnitude, mass, extent, size, completeness, largeness, vastness, bigness, fullness, greatness
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Contemporary Examples of amplitude
Fairly or not, many people see that kind of amplitude of girth as a sign of irresponsibility or lack of discipline or something.The Christie Girth
December 14, 2012
Historical Examples of amplitude
The amplitude is the width of swing of the individual particles of the waves.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
The wealth of design and amplitude of the series are truly amazing.The Story of Paris
The one is marked by energy and accuracy, the other by amplitude.Pascal
The harbor of New York gives, first of all, the impression of amplitude.
This is called the amplitude and is indicated by the distance A-b.Physics
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Word Origin for amplitude
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.