What does the word amplitude mean?

Usage examples for amplitude

  1. Why, what amplitude or magnificence has glory when confined to such narrow and petty limits? – The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  2. Unless they are equal in amplitude there will still be a net e. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  3. This mother had all the good- nature that goes with amplitude. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim