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order of magnitude[′ȯrd·ər əv ′mag·nə‚tüd]
order of magnitudeA change in quantity or volume as measured by the decimal point. For example, from tens to hundreds is one order of magnitude. Tens to thousands is two orders of magnitude; tens to millions is three orders of magnitude, etc.
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