Meaning of MAGNITUDE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmæɡnɪtju:d ]

n. 1 largeness. 2 size. 3 importance. 4 a the degree of brightness of a star (see also absolute magnitude, apparent magnitude). b a class of stars arranged according to this (of the third magnitude). øof the first magnitude very important. [ME f. L magnitudo f. magnus great]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.