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Word: magnitude

Definition: greatness (in size or extent); extent


Sentences Containing 'magnitude'

'Our friend Waterbrook will excuse me if I forbear to explain myself generally, on account of the magnitude of the interests involved.'
, also written as 2004 PR107, is a asteroid with an absolute magnitude of 17.9.
An earthquake of such magnitude had been expected around the fault situated in the southeast of Mexicali.
At an apparent magnitude +7.6 it can be easily observed with binoculars.
But may it not be, that while the whales of the present hour are an advance in magnitude upon those of all previous geological periods; may it not be, that since Adam's time they have degenerated?
Depending on the magnitude of the bottling endeavour, there are many different types of bottling machinery available.
First: According to magnitude I divide the whales into three primary BOOKS (subdivisible into CHAPTERS), and these shall comprehend them all, both small and large.
For, viewed in this light, the wonderful comparative smallness of his brain proper is more than compensated by the wonderful comparative magnitude of his spinal cord.
Gases are generated in him; he swells to a prodigious magnitude; becomes a sort of animal balloon.
He computed an opposition magnitude of 10.8.
If the separation is decreased by 1 Ǻ, the current increases by an order of magnitude, and vice versa.
It had a magnitude of 6.9 on the surface wave magnitude scale and a maximum felt intensity of IX (Violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale.
It has an apparent visual magnitude of approximately 3.719.
It has an apparent visual magnitude of approximately 4.646.
It is classified as a semiregular variable pulsating giant star of specific type SRA, and varies from an apparent visual magnitude of 11.8 at minimum brightness to a magnitude of 7.7 at maximum brightness, with a period of approximately 326.6 days.
M1 stated: "We've never had the opportunity to express ourselves on this level of magnitude.
magnitude of phonon wave vector in the second proposed scheme, is supposed to be determined by magnitude of in-plane magnetic field.
Nevertheless, Leviathan is of so mighty a magnitude, all his proportions are so stately, that the same deficiency which in the sculptured Jove were hideous, in him is no blemish at all.
Nevertheless, no international events of this magnitude had been organized before.
Normal electric field is needed for tuning the transition: direct exciton --> indirect exciton + phonon into resonance and its magnitude can form a linear function with the magnitude of in-plane magnetic field.
Not only did Wing work independently on his edition of the STC “during his spare time,” but he encompassed an even greater magnitude of information.
On 15 July 2009, Resolution island was at the epicenter of a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
On day 2, SN 2010dn had an unfiltered magnitude of 17.1, corresponding to a peak absolute magnitude of roughly -13.3.
Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2008 show a rotation period of 12.38 ± 0.02 hours with a brightness variation of 0.48 ± 0.04 magnitude.
Seen from Earth it has an apparent magnitude of +5.12 and is visible to the naked eye.
Since Cuesta had no reserves, a breach of this magnitude was just about the worst that could happen to his fragile line.
So that this rib only conveyed half of the true notion of the living magnitude of that part.
The 1717 Guatemala earthquake was an earthquake that struck Guatemala on September 29, 1717 and had an estimated magnitude of 7.4 Mw.
The 2010 Baja California earthquake (also known as 2010 Easter earthquake, 2010 Sierra El Mayor earthquake, or 2010 El Mayor – Cucapah earthquake) was an earthquake of 7.2 magnitude on the moment magnitude scale.
The average magnitude is around 2.5, with a peak of about three meteors an hour.
The book was published in 1962, a time in Jewish history in which the magnitude of the Holocaust was beginning to surface.
The comet passed perihelion on March 18, 2002, and with apparent magnitude 3.5, it became the brightest comet since 1997.
The earthquake had 8.0 magnitude in Richter scale
The eclipse will have a magnitude of 1.0306 and will be visible from a narrow corridor through the United States.
The epicentre of this magnitude 8.1 earthquake was northwest of Honiara, at a depth of . It was followed by more than 44 aftershocks of a magnitude 5.0 or greater.
The first is the transfer ratio (in the case of a current amplifier) or the output current magnitude (in the case of a constant current source CCS).
The July mainshock was followed by destructive aftershocks, many of which were magnitude 5.0 or greater, including a magnitude 5.8 event on August 22 that resulted in the deaths of two people and caused an additional $20 million in property damage.
The magnitude of GIC that will cause significant problems to transformers varies with transformer type.
The small weight makes up in distance what it lacks in magnitude.
The split-pi converter is a type of DC-to-DC converter that has an output voltage magnitude that is either greater than or less than the input voltage magnitude.
The Tarantula Nebula has an apparent magnitude of 8.
This included a magnitude 3 event off the coast of Malibu, California.
This present flood of 1882 Will doubtless be celebrated in the river's history for several generations before a deluge of like magnitude shall be seen.
This reduces the magnitude of cylinder heating and cooling, increasing the efficiency of the engine.
Three aftershocks with a magnitude of at least 5 have been reported; one at a magnitude of 5.2, one at 5.4, and one at a magnitude of 5.1, all three within one hour.
What then shall I liken the Sperm Whale to for fragrance, considering his magnitude?
With an apparent visual magnitude of 2.8, this is the brightest star the constellation.
With an apparent visual magnitude of 3.4, this star is bright enough to be seen with the naked eye.
With an initially reported magnitude of 7.4 and later on revised to 7.2, there was a tsunami warning due to the size of the earthquake.
``Two offenses of a very different nature, and by no means of equal magnitude, you last night laid to my charge.
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::: exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
::: expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back