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  • noun Plural form of magnitude.

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Examples

  • Corporate sales are now plummeting in magnitudes, a reality the labels are blaming on people who share music with each other online.

    Music Power: challenging the RIAA

  • We admit, in geometry, not only infinite magnitudes, that is to say, magnitudes greater than any assignable magnitude, but infinite magnitudes infinitely greater, the one than the other.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • George Crabb in 1823 defined co-ordinates now dropping its hyphen as “a term applied to the absciss and ordinates when taken in connexion,” later better known as the magnitudes that determine the position of a point; geographers and navigators still later used coordinates to describe the use of longitude and latitude in locating a spot on the globe.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • George Crabb in 1823 defined co-ordinates now dropping its hyphen as “a term applied to the absciss and ordinates when taken in connexion,” later better known as the magnitudes that determine the position of a point; geographers and navigators still later used coordinates to describe the use of longitude and latitude in locating a spot on the globe.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Tests on it had given some ideas of the field produced at the generator's center, but their magnitudes were a matter of conjecture.

    Reach For Tomorrow

  • Tests on it had given some ideas of the field produced at the generator's center, but their magnitudes were a matter of conjecture.

    Reach for Tomorrow

  • By this transformation of all questions of quality into questions only of quantity, geometry is reduced to the single problem of the measurement of magnitudes, that is, the ascertainment of the equalities which exist between them.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

  • These are not properties of language, or of signs as such, but of magnitudes, which is as much as to say, of all things.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

  • These are not properties of language, or of signs as such, but of magnitudes, which is as much as to say, of all things.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • The ancient Greek astronomers divided the stars according to their brightness into six classes, or six "magnitudes," to use the modern technical term.

    The Astronomy of the Bible An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References of Holy Scripture

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