- " … a lot of my strength in snowboarding is my amplitude … "
- —Shaun White
Examples of amplitude in a Sentence
the amplitude of Thomas Jefferson's interests—government, architecture, agriculture, science, philosophy—is truly awesome
Recent Examples of amplitude from the Web
Having an understanding of the tidal timing and amplitude is a first step in creating a kinship with the river.
Most light sources produce a mixture of waves with all different physical properties, such as wavelength and amplitude of vibration.
Wolff measured the amplitude of pulsations of blood vessels in the scalp during migraine attacks and after the administration of a drug that constricted the vessels.
The Quartet played it with a pillowy amplitude that never sacrificed clarity to its big richly burnished sound.
The researchers tested the electrodes’ function by sending electrical currents through each one at a range of amplitudes.
So, as the light electric field changes amplitude and direction, the electrons feel the force of the field and are driven back and forth.
His flexible shaping of phrase and pulse bespoke a natural rubato that arose from within Debussy’s music rather than being imposed on it, nor was textural clarity won at the expense of coloristic detail or surging amplitude of sound.
The elegant Emilie Gerrity, whose amplitude is growing if not yet blazing, made her debut ahead of schedule earlier in the week, filling in for Sara Mearns as the diva.
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AMPLITUDE Defined for English Language Learners
: a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something (such as a sound wave or a radio wave)
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