As nouns the difference between vertical and amplitude
is that vertical
is a vertex or zenith while amplitude
is the measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude.
As a adjective vertical
is along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the earth.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A vertex or zenith.
A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular.
An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
A vertical component of a structure.
(marketing) A vertical market.
- We offer specialised accounting software targeting various verticals .
Along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth.
In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.
(marketing) Of or pertaining to vertical markets.
* vertical lips
* vertical smile
The measure of something's size, especially in terms of width or breadth; largeness, magnitude.
- The cathedral of Lincoln is a magnificent structure, proportionable to the amplitude of the diocese.
- amplitude of mind
(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.
- amplitude of comprehension