amplifier


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am·pli·fi·er

 (ăm′plə-fī′ər)
n.
1. One that amplifies, enlarges, or extends.
2.
a. An electronic device that is used to increase the magnitude of an electrical signal.
b. A device that is used to increase the magnitude of an information-carrying signal.

amplifier

(ˈæmplɪˌfaɪə)
n
1. (Electronics) an electronic device used to increase the strength of the signal fed into it
2. (Electronics) such a device used for the amplification of audio frequency signals in a radio, etc
3. (Photography) photog an additional lens for altering the focal length of a camera lens
4. a person or thing that amplifies

am•pli•fi•er

(ˈ?m pləˌfaɪ ər)

n.
1. a person or device that amplifies or enlarges.
2. an electronic component or circuit for amplifying power, current, or voltage.
[1540–50]

amplifier

An electronic device that increases the strength of a signal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amplifier - electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through itamplifier - electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
audio amplifier - an amplifier that increases the amplitude of reproduced sound
booster amplifier, booster station, relay link, relay station, relay transmitter, booster - an amplifier for restoring the strength of a transmitted signal
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
maser - an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation
P.A., P.A. system, PA system, public address system, PA - an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas
radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, tuner, radio, wireless - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
stereo, stereo system, stereophonic system, stereophony - reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound

amplifier

noun amp (informal), speaker, loudspeaker It was just a cassette deck and an amplifier, but it worked well.
Translations

amplifier

[ˈæmplɪfaɪəʳ] Namplificador m

amplifier

[ˈæmplɪfaɪər] namplificateur m

amplifier

n (Rad) → Verstarker m

amplifier

[ˈæmplɪfaɪəʳ] namplificatore m

amplifier

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