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magnitude

US [ˈmæɡnəˌtud]
UK [ˈmæɡnɪtjuːd]
  • n.震级;巨大;重大;重要性
  • Web大小;数量;星等
Plural Form:magnitudes  
magnitude
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n.
1.
[u]
巨大;重大;重要性the great size or importance of sth; the degree to which sth is large or important
We did not realize the magnitude of the problem.
我们没有意识到这个问题的重要性。
a discovery of the first magnitude
一项极重要的发现
2.
[c][u]
星等;星的亮度the degree to which a star is bright
The star varies in brightness by about three magnitudes.
星体的亮度大约分三个星等。
3.
[c][u]
震级the size of an earthquake

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