Meaning of ORDER OF MAGNITUDE in English

ORDER OF MAGNITUDE

noun

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All these matters are indeed of a lower order of magnitude than those which had been fought for under Lanfranc and Anselm.

In the infrared, extinction by dust is an order of magnitude smaller than in the visible portion of the spectrum.

People are normally considered to be risk-averse over amounts of the order of magnitude of their incomes.

Switched hubs can improve network efficiency by more than an order of magnitude .

These figures serve to indicate a relative order of magnitude .

This is down an order of magnitude from the gas-coal mixture approach.

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