order of magnitude

noun phrase

Definition of order of magnitude

: a range of magnitude extending from some value to ten times that value

First Known Use of order of magnitude

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of order of magnitude was in 1875

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“Order of magnitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/order%20of%20magnitude. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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