magnitude

Pronunciation

Noun

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈmæɡnɪtjuːd/

Noun

**magnitude**

- (
*uncountable, countable*) The absolute or relative size, extent or importance of something. - (
*countable*) An order of magnitude. - (
*mathematics*) A number, assigned to something, such that it may be compared to others numerically - (
*mathematics*) Of a vector, the norm, most commonly, the two-norm. - (
*astronomy*) A logarithmic scale of brightness defined so that a difference of 5 magnitudes is a factor of 100.- (
*uncountable*) The apparent brightness of a star, with lower magnitudes being brighter; apparent magnitude - (
*countable*) A ratio of intensity expressed as a logarithm.

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*seismology*) A measure of the energy released by an earthquake (e.g. on the Richter scale).

- French: ampleur
- Italian: vastità, magnitudine
- Portuguese: grandeza, magnitude
- Russian: величина́
- Spanish: magnitud

- French: magnitude
- Italian: magnitudine
- Portuguese: magnitude
- Russian: величина́
- Spanish: magnitud

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