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amplitude (AM pli tood", AM pli tyood") (s) (noun), amplitudes (pl)
1. Largeness in size, volume, or extent: The scientist told his students that the amplitude of the universe is incomprehensible.
The amplitude of the food at the buffet delighted the hungry guests.
An amplitude is also a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something; such as, a sound wave or a radio wave.2. Etymology: from Latin amplitudo, from amplus, "ample, large quantity" + -tude, "quality, condition of".
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anchor-amplitude (s) (noun), anchor-amplitudes (pl)
The maximum absolute value of a periodic curve measured along its vertical axis (the height of a wave, in layman's terms).
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