# magnitude meaning

[ 'mægnitju:d ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "magnitude""magnitude" in a sentence
###### Meaning Mobile
• Noun: magnitude  'magni`t(y)ood
1. The property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
"they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea"
2. A number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
- order of magnitude
3. Relative importance
"a problem of the first magnitude"
4. (astronomy) the brightness of a star or other object, measured on a logarithmic scale where smaller numbers represent brighter objects; a difference of 5 magnitudes corresponds to a factor of 100 in intensity

Derived forms: magnitudes

Type of: importance, property, ratio

Encyclopedia: Magnitude

• [Electronics]
1. General expression for degree, size, or extent.
2. Signal strength (amplitude).
3. For a number or vector quantity, the absolute value or length.
4. A measure of the relative or absolute brightness of celestial objects.

• [Medicine]
n : relative size or extent
###### Examples
• The magnitude of the external virtual force is irrelevant.
• Then, too, the soviet airlift was growing in magnitude.
• A vector is defined by a direction as well as a magnitude.
• The magnitude of the effect is still a matter of some controversy.
• We have not always understood the magnitude of your problems.
• Bodies or particles, of these small magnitudes react very peculiarly.
• He had proved the existence features of considerable magnitude.
• Numbers of this enormous magnitude are very difficult to comprehend.
• It is hard to overstate the magnitude of the turnaround.
• Lily was duly impressed by the magnitude of her opportunities.
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