Definition of Magnitude. Meaning of Magnitude. Synonyms of Magnitude

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Definition of Magnitude

Magnitude
Magnitude 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. Newton. 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

- Magnitude may refer to: Euclidean vector, a quantity defined by both its magnitude and its direction Magnitude (mathematics), the relative size of an object...
- Apparent magnitude (m) is a measure of the brightness of a star or other astronomical object observed from the Earth. An object's apparent magnitude depends...
- An order of magnitude is an approximation of the logarithm of a value relative to some contextually understood reference value, usually ten, interpreted...
- In astronomy, limiting magnitude is the faintest apparent magnitude of a celestial body that is detectable or detected by a given instrument. In some cases...
- Absolute magnitude (M) is a measure of the luminosity of a celestial object, on an inverse logarithmic astronomical magnitude scale. An object's absolute...
- In astronomy, magnitude is a unitless measure of the brightness of an object in a defined p****band, often in the visible or infrared spectrum, but sometimes...
- In mathematics, magnitude is the size of a mathematical object, a property which determines whether the object is larger or smaller than other objects...
- The Richter scale – also called the Richter magnitude scale or Richter's magnitude scale – is a measure of the strength of earthquakes, developed by Charles...
- Seismic magnitude scales are used to describe the overall strength or "size" of an earthquake. These are distinguished from seismic intensity scales that...
- This is a list of stars down to magnitude +2.50, as determined by their maximum, total, or combined visual magnitudes as viewed from Earth. Although several...
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