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AMP

 (ā′ĕm-pē′)
n.
A mononucleotide, C10H14N5O7P, that is composed of adenosine and one phosphate group and is formed by the hydrolysis of ADP or ATP. Also called adenylic acid.

[a(denosine) m(ono)p(hosphate).]

amp

 (ămp) Informal
n.
1. An ampere.
2. An amplifier, especially one used to amplify music.
tr.v. amped, amp·ing, amps
1. To amplify.
2. To stimulate or excite. Often used with up: was amped up on coffee.
3. To modify (something) so as to increase its capacity to perform or satisfy: "A batch of roasted or sautéed wild mushrooms can be served as a side dish or amped up with other ingredients" (Regina Schrambling).
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amp

(æmp)
n
1. (Units) an ampere
2. (Electronics) informal an amplifier
vb
informal Austral to excite or become excited

AMP

abbreviation for
1. (Elements & Compounds) adenosine monophosphate
2. (Banking & Finance) Australian Mutual Provident Society
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amp1

(æmp)

n.
ampere.
[1885–90]

amp2

(æmp)

n.
1. an amplifier.
v.i., v.t.
2. to amplify.
[1960–65]

AMP

adenosine monophosphate: a nucleotide composed of adenine, ribose, and one phosphate group, formed by the partial breakdown of adenosine triphosphate, usu. at an end point in the metabolic pathway; adenylic acid. Compare ADP, ATP.
[1950–55]

amp.

1. amperage.
2. ampere.
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AMP

(ā′ĕm-pē′)
Short for adenosine monophosphate. An organic compound, C10H14N5O7P, that is composed of adenosine and one phosphate group. It is formed by the breakdown of ATP during cell metabolism.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amp - the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unitesamp - the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
current unit - a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
milliampere, mA - one thousandth of an ampere
abamp, abampere - a unit of current equal to 10 amperes
2.AMP - a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
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Translations
ampér
ampere
ampeeri
amper
アンペア
암페어
ampér
ampere (n)
แอมแปร์
ampe

amp

[æmp] N
1. (also ampere) → amperio m
a 13-amp plugun enchufe de 13 amperios
2. (also amplifier) → ampli m, amplificador m
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amp

[ˈæmp] n
(=ampere) → ampère m
a 13 amp plug → une prise de 13 A
(=amplifier) → ampli m
(=ampoule) → ampoule f
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amp(ère)

nAmpere nt
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amp

[æmp] ampère [ˈæmpɛəʳ] nampere m inv
a 13 amp(ère) plug → una spina con fusibile da 13 ampere
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

amp

مُكَبَّر ampér ampere Ampere αμπέρ amperio ampeeri ampère amper ampere アンペア 암페어 ampère ampere amper ampere, ampère ампер ampere (n) แอมแปร์ amper ampe 安培
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