Definition of amplitude
- " … a lot of my strength in snowboarding is my amplitude … "
- —Shaun White
the amplitude of Thomas Jefferson's interests—government, architecture, agriculture, science, philosophy—is truly awesome
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: a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something (such as a sound wave or a radio wave)
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