how to pronounce amplitude


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amplitude is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of amplitude in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… up the amplitude which is the same as …”

meanings of amplitude


  1. The measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude.
  2. The maximum absolute value of some quantity that varies.
  3. The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the center of the sun, or a star, at its rising or setting. At the rising, the amplitude is eastern or ortive: at the setting, it is western, occiduous, or occasive. It is also northern or southern, when north or south of the equator.
  4. The maximum absolute value of the vertical component of a curve or function, especially one that is periodic.
  5. The horizontal line which measures the distance to which a projectile is thrown; the range.
  6. The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the foot of the vertical circle passing through any star or object.

amplitude frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amplitude occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics amplitude can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that amplitude can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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