ETYM Latin amplitudo, from amplus: cf. French amplitude. Related to Ample.
A measure of the strength of a signal, such as sound or voltage, determined by the distance from the baseline to the peak of the waveform. See also waveform.
1. The property of copious abundance; SYN. bountifulness, bounty.
2. Greatness of magnitude.
3. (Physics) The maximum displacement of a periodic wave.
ETYM Old Eng. brede, breede, whence later bredette, AS. braedu, from brâd broad. Related to Broad.
An ability to understand a broad range of topics; SYN. comprehensiveness.
Thickness, another name for width. The area of a rectangle is given by the formula: area = length times breadth.
ETYM AS. brâdnes.
The condition or quality of being broad; breadth; coarseness; grossness.
Spatial largeness (especially inside a building); SYN. roominess, spaciousness, commodiousness.
ETYM From Deep; akin to Dutch diepte, Icel. dypt, dypth, Goth. diupitha.
1. Extent downward or backward or inward.
2. (Usually plural) The deepest and most remote part.
3. (Usually plural) A low moral state.
4. Degree of psychological or intellectual depth.
The property of having a relatively great size; SYN. bigness.
Sinonimi: line of latitude | parallel of latitude | parallel
ETYM French latitude, Latin latitudo, from latus broad, wide, for older stlatus; perh. akin to Eng. strew.
1. An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator; SYN. line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel.
2. The angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself.
3. Freedom from normal restraints in conduct.
4. Scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction.
ETYM Old Eng. space, French espace, from Latin spatium space; cf. Greek span to draw, to tear; perh. akin to Eng. span. Related to Expatiate.
1. The unlimited 3-dimensional expanse in which everything is located.
2. An empty area (usually bounded in some way between things).
3. An area reserved for some particular purpose.
4. (Mathematics) Any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind; SYN. topological space.
5. One of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff.
ETYM as. spann; akin to Dutch span, Old High Germ. spanna, German spanne, Icel. spönn. Related to Span.
1. A unit of length based on the width of the expanded human hand (usually taken as 9 inches).
2. The complete duration of something.
3. The distance or interval between two points.
The algebraic difference between the limits of the range from zero to full scale.