Associations to the word «Amplitude»
AMPLITUDE, noun. The measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude.
AMPLITUDE, noun. (mathematics) The maximum absolute value of the vertical component of a curve or function, especially one that is periodic.
AMPLITUDE, noun. (physics) The maximum absolute value of some quantity that varies.
AMPLITUDE, noun. (astronomy) The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the center of the sun, or a star, at its rising or setting. At the rising, the amplitude is eastern or ortive: at the setting, it is western, occiduous, or occasive. It is also northern or southern, when north or south of the equator.
AMPLITUDE, noun. (astronomy) The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the foot of the vertical circle passing through any star or object.
AMPLITUDE, noun. (firearms) The horizontal line which measures the distance to which a projectile is thrown; the range.
AMPLITUDE MODULATION, noun. (radio) A method of sending information by modifying (modulating) the intensity (amplitude) of a carrier wave. Commonly abbreviated AM.
AMPLITUDE MODULATIONS, noun. Plural of amplitude modulation
AMPLITUDE SPECTROSCOPY, noun. (physics) The analysis of the energy level structure of a quantum system through its response to driving-field amplitude rather than frequency
AMPLITUDE, noun. (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave.
AMPLITUDE, noun. The property of copious abundance.
AMPLITUDE, noun. Greatness of magnitude.
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.