Synonyms of order of magnitude


1. order, order of magnitude, magnitude

usage: a degree in a continuum of size or quantity; "it was on the order of a mile"; "an explosion of a low order of magnitude"

2. order of magnitude, magnitude, ratio

usage: 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

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