Noun Definition


1.Definition: a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10

Category: General

2.Definition: relative importance

"A problem of the first magnitude"

Category: General

3.Definition: the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

"They tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion", "About the magnitude of a small pea"

Category: General