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mag·ni·tude

(mag'ni-tūd),
Size or extent.
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This stately tree, which is rarely met with upon the Sandwich Islands, and then only of a very inferior quality, and at Tahiti does not abound to a degree that renders its fruit the principal article of food, attains its greatest excellence in the genial climate of the Marquesan group, where it grows to an enormous magnitude, and flourishes in the utmost abundance.
The deeper we delve in search of these causes the more of them we find; and each separate cause or whole series of causes appears to us equally valid in itself and equally false by its insignificance compared to the magnitude of the events, and by its impotence- apart from the cooperation of all the other coincident causes- to occasion the event.
Three magnitude 4 earthquakes struck the sea off Davao Oriental Tuesday morning, with the peak at magnitude 4.
2 - Prince William Sound, Alaska, March 28, 1964, magnitude 9.
0 magnitude quake rocked the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti Tuesday, toppling buildings and causing widespread damage and panic.
Using data gathered during and soon after the temblor, scientists estimated the quake's magnitude at about 7.
At long last, magnitude is becoming a buzzword in research analysis.
December 26, 2004: Sumatra, Indonesia; magnitude 9.
Xiotech Corporation has announced that it is delivering networked storage solutions featuring Magnitude 3D storage area networks (SANs) and TimeScale replication appliances with Cisco's MDS 9000 SANTap Service and Storage Services Module (SSM).
9 magnitude earthquake that struck yesterday was the world's fifth most powerful recorded since 1900.
It was very much the anticipated earthquake, the anticipated magnitude and the anticipated section of the San Andreas Fault,'' Blanpied said.
NIST researchers have provided the first special test of the modulation response magnitude and phase of a commercially available photoreceiver to 110 GHz.