Amplitude vs Clipper - What's the difference?

amplitude | clipper |


As nouns the difference between amplitude and clipper

is that amplitude is the measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude while clipper is anything that clips.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

amplitude

Noun

(en noun)
  • The measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude.
  • * Fuller
  • The cathedral of Lincoln is a magnificent structure, proportionable to the amplitude of the diocese.
  • * Milton
  • amplitude of mind
  • * Macaulay
  • amplitude of comprehension
  • (mathematics) The maximum absolute value of the vertical component of a curve or function, especially one that is periodic.
  • (physics) The maximum absolute value of some quantity that varies.
  • (astronomy) The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the center of the sun, or a star, at its rising or setting. At the rising, the amplitude is eastern or ortive: at the setting, it is western, occiduous, or occasive. It is also northern or southern, when north or south of the equator.
  • (astronomy) The arc of the horizon between the true east or west point and the foot of the vertical circle passing through any star or object.
  • (firearms) The horizontal line which measures the distance to which a projectile is thrown; the range.
  • clipper

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia clipper) (en noun)
  • Anything that clips.
  • * 2010 , James Morrow, The Last Witchfinder
  • Surtouts billowing in an unseasonably fierce wind, the ursine Chelmsford magistrate and his equally bulky constable herded their bound prisoners – three murderers, three thieves, a coin clipper , two convicted witches – across the Common
  • (chiefly, in the plural) A tool used for clipping something, such as hair, coins, or fingernails.
  • Something that moves swiftly; especially:
  • # (nautical) Any of several forms of very fast sailing ships having a long, low hull and a sharply raked stem.
  • # (informal) An Alberta clipper.
  • (electronics) A circuit which prevents the amplitude of a wave from exceeding a set value.
  • Derived terms

    * (Dutch; nautical ) klipper, klipperaak (g) * Alberta clipper

    See also

    * Clipper chip

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