magnitude meaning

  • Magnitude may refer to:
  • In mathematics:
  • Magnitude (mathematics), the relative size of an object
  • Norm (mathematics), a term for the size or length of a vector
  • Scalar (mathematics), a quantity defined only by its magnitude
  • Euclidean vector, a quantity defined by both its magnitude and its direction
  • Order of magnitude, the class of scale having a fixed value ratio to the preceding class
  • In astronomy:
  • Magnitude (astronomy), a measure of brightness and brightness differences used in astronomy
  • Apparent magnitude, the calibrated apparent brightness of a celestial object
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    Definition of magnitude in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmagnitudesPREmagni-SUF-itude
    1. NU NC The absolute or relative size, extent or importance of something.
      1. NC An order of magnitude.
        1. (mathematics) A number, assigned to something, such that it may be compared to others numerically.
          1. (mathematics) Of a vector, the norm, most commonly, the two-norm.
            1. (astronomy) The apparent brightness of a star (on a negative, logarithmic scale); apparent magnitude.
              1. (seismology) A measure of the energy released by an earthquake (e.g. on the Richter scale).
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Mr. Biden’s decision had earthquakelike magnitude in Hillaryland, as Mrs. Clinton’s closest supporters are collectively known.
                  • We acknowledge that the presence of megamitochondria was not prospectively predetermined with the appropriate recommendations, such as the high magnitude power field (600 vs400).
                  • We then classify the MNIST digits according to the magnitude of their dogness, horseness, planeness and carness qualities, illustrating the generality of qualitative projection.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • Only the top banana can make a decision of that magnitude.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Morphemes
                  • Prefixes
                    • Words by prefix
                      • Words prefixed with magni-
                    • Suffixes
                      • Words by suffix
                        • Words suffixed with -itude
                        • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives
                          • Words suffixed with -itude
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                          • Singularia tantum
                            • Uncountable nouns
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                        Source: Wiktionary

                        Meaning of magnitude for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "magnitude" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe and a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
                        Difficultness: Level 2
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                        Definiteness: Level 8
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