Definition of 'order of magnitude'
Noun
- 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"
Synonyms: order - 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
Synonyms: magnitude