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Ample Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    ample adj
  1. more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply" [ant: meager]
  2. affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply" [syn: copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich]
  3. fairly large; "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of ample proportions" [syn: sizable, sizeable]
Ample Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ample \Am"ple\, a. [F. ample, L. amplus, prob. for ambiplus full on both sides, the last syllable akin to L. plenus full. See Full, and cf. Double.] Large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended. All the people in that ample house Did to that image bow their humble knees. --Spenser.
  1. Fully sufficient; abundant; liberal; copious; as, an ample fortune; ample justice.
  2. Not contracted of brief; not concise; extended; diffusive; as, an ample narrative. --Johnson. Syn: Full; spacious; extensive; wide; capacious; abundant; plentiful; plenteous; copious; bountiful; rich; liberal; munificent. Usage: Ample, Copious, Abundant, Plenteous. These words agree in representing a thing as large, but under different relations, according to the image which is used. Ample implies largeness, producing a sufficiency or fullness of supply for every want; as, ample stores or resources, ample provision. Copious carries with it the idea of flow, or of collection at a single point; as, a copious supply of materials. ``Copious matter of my song.'' --Milton. Abundant and plenteous refer to largeness of quantity; as, abundant stores; plenteous harvests.
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In algebraic geometry, a very ample line bundle L is one with enough sections to set up an embedding of its base variety or manifold M into projective space. An ample line bundle is one such that some positive power is very ample. Globally generated sheaves are those with enough sections to define a morphism to projective space.

Let X be a scheme or a complex manifold and F a sheaf on X. One says that F is generated by (finitely many) global sections , if every stalk of F is generated by the germs of the ai. For example, if F happens to be a line bundle, i.e. locally free of rank 1, this amounts to having finitely many global sections, such that for any point x in X, there is at least one section not vanishing at this point. In this case a choice of such global generators a0, ..., an gives a morphism

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* Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary. - Julius Rosenwald


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  • Samsung Has Ample Room to Cut Costs: Analyst Kim
    April 9 (Bloomberg) -- Daniel Kim, a Seoul-based analyst at Macquarie Group Ltd., talks about Samsung Electronics Co.'s financial results and business outlook. Read more on this news related to 'Ample'
  • Ample sugar stocks assured
    The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) yesterday assured that there will be enough sugar stocks to meet the domestic demand. Regina Martin expressed alarm over the rise in sugar prices despite ample sugar supply in the market. “We will have enough sugar stocks to meet our domestic demand,” Martin said. Read more on this news related to 'Ample'
  • GEORGIA-GEORGIA TECH REWIND
    Georgia Tech 4,Georgia 1Late TuesdayHow the game was wonGeorgia gave Tech ample help to make its early getaway, when the Yellow Jackets scored three runs in the first inning. Read more on this news related to 'Ample'

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