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Definition of Magnitude
MagnitudeMagnitude Mag"ni*tude, n. [L. magnitudo, from magnus great.
See Master, and cf. Maxim.]
1. Extent of dimensions; size; -- applied to things that have
length, breath, and thickness.
Conceive those particles of bodies to be so disposed
amongst themselves, that the intervals of empty
spaces between them may be equal in magnitude to
them all. --Sir I.
2. (Geom.) That which has one or more of the three
dimensions, length, breadth, and thickness.
3. Anything of which greater or less can be predicated, as
time, weight, force, and the like.
Meaning of Magnitude from wikipedia
- Look up magnitude
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Magnitude
vector, a quantity defined
by both its magnitude
and its direction...
- Apparent magnitude
(m) is a measure
of the brightness
of a star or other astronomical object observed
from Earth. An object's apparent magnitude
- An order
is an approximation
of the logarithm
of a value relative
to some contextually understood reference
- Seismic magnitude scales
are used to describe
the overall strength
or "size" of an earthquake. These
from seismic intensity scales
- The Richter scale
– also called
the Richter magnitude
scale, Richter's magnitude
scale, and the Gutenberg-Richter scale
– is a measure
of the strength...
- Absolute magnitude
(M) is a measure
of the luminosity
of a celestial object
on an inverse logarithmic astronomical magnitude
scale. An object's absolute...
- The moment magnitude scale
(MMS; denoted explicitly
with Mw or Mw, and generally implied
with use of a single
M for magnitude
) is a measure
of an earthquake's...
- In astronomy, magnitude
is a unitless measure
of the brightness
of an object
in a defined
in the visible
spectrum, but sometimes...
- In mathematics, the magnitude
or size of a mathematical object
is a property which determines whether
- In an earthquake
catalog, the magnitude
(Mc) is the minimum magnitude above which
all earthquakes within
a certain region
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