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  1. order, order of magnitudenoun

    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"

    society, social club, rescript, edict, gild, club, parliamentary law, ordination, magnitude, ordering, purchase order, parliamentary procedure, fiat, guild, rules of order, orderliness, order, lodge, decree, monastic order

  2. order of magnitude, magnitudenoun

    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

    magnitude, order

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  1. Thomas Crowther:

    They store huge amounts of carbon, are essential for the cycling of nutrients, for water and air quality, and for countless human services, yet you ask people to estimate, within an order of magnitude, how many trees there are and they don't know where to begin. I don't know what I would have guessed, but I was certainly surprised to find that we were talking about trillions.

  2. Gretchen Bergstresser:

    We expect ongoing volatility for the balance of this year, and probably continuing in 2017, based on fund flows, increases in default rates and ongoing global events whether from China or elsewhere, loans will see ups and downs, but not to the same order of magnitude at all as the high-yield bond market.

  3. Jay Garner:

    I recommend we do all we can to keep refugees in their general geographic areas and give them the quality of life they need, we can do an awful lot by order of magnitude and can also eliminate the possibility -- and actuality -- of ISIS and other terrorist groups embedding themselves within the refugee population if we create these safe zones.

  4. Joel Wertheim:

    You can change [your estimates] by an order of magnitude by taking purifying selection into account.

  5. Christopher Conselice:

    Those are all big things that could change the answer by an order of magnitude.

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