Amplitude in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Amplitude

the measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude

Examples of Amplitude in a sentence

The amplitude of the student’s knowledge about astronomy and physics was beyond the teacher’s grasp.  🔊

The magnitude of an earthquake is determined by the amplitude of waves recorded on a seismograph.  🔊

When scientists talk about measuring the amplitude of a wave, they refer to the distance from the waves rest position to its crest.  🔊

The amplitude of Jerry’s knee jerk reflex from the tap of a hammer began to wane, as he began to experience it repeatedly.  🔊

Queen Elizabeth supported the appointment of the duke as ruler over the duchy, with all the amplitude of her authority.  🔊

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