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am·pli·fi·ca·tion

 (ăm′plə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act or result of amplifying, enlarging, or extending.
2.
a. An addition to or expansion of a statement or idea.
b. A statement with such an addition.
3. Physics
a. The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
b. The result of such a process.
4. Electronics See gain1.
5. Genetics The process by which extra copies of a gene or a DNA sequence are formed.

amplification

(ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act or result of amplifying
2. material added to a statement, story, etc, in order to expand or clarify it
3. a statement, story, etc, with such additional material
4. (Electronics) electronics
a. the increase in strength of an electrical signal by means of an amplifier
b. another word for gain113
5. (Genetics) genetics Also called: gene amplification the production of multiple copies of a particular gene or DNA sequence. It can occur naturally or artificially, by genetic engineering techniques

am•pli•fi•ca•tion

(ˌæm plə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of amplifying or the state of being amplified.
2. expansion of a statement, narrative, etc., as for rhetorical purposes.
3. a statement, narrative, etc., so expanded.
4. the matter or substance used to expand an idea, statement, or the like.
5.
a. increase in the strength of current, voltage, or power.
b. (not in technical use) increase in the loudness of sound, esp. by mechanical or electronic means.
[1540–50; < Latin amplificātiō]
am•plif′i•ca•to`ry (-ˈplɪf ɪ kəˌtoʊr i, -ˌtɔr i) adj.

am·pli·fi·ca·tion

(ăm′plə-fĭ-kā′shən)
An increase in the magnitude or strength of an electric current, a force, or another physical quantity, such as a radio signal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amplification - addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detailamplification - addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail; "a few remarks added in amplification and defense"; "an elaboration of the sketch followed"
expanding upon, expansion - adding information or detail
2.amplification - the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to inputamplification - the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
increment, increase - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
loop gain - (telecommunication) the gain of a feedback amplifier or system as a function of how much output is fed back to the input; "if the loop gain is too great the system may go into oscillation"
3.amplification - (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or currentamplification - (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons

amplification

amplification

noun
Translations
تَوسِيع، تَكْبِير، تَضْخِيم
rozšířenízesílení
forstærkning
amplifikacijapojačanje
aukning, mögnun
büyütmeyükseltme

amplification

[ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. [of sound] → amplificación f
2. (fig) (= elaboration) → desarrollo m, explicación f

amplification

[ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n
[sound, signal] → amplification f
(= intensification) [problem, anxiety, idea] → intensification f

amplification

nweitere Ausführungen pl, → Erläuterungen pl; (Rad) → Verstärkung f; in amplification of this …dies weiter ausführend

amplification

[ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n (of sound) → sistema m di amplificazione; (of idea, statement) → ampliamento

amplify

(ˈӕmplifai) verb
1. to make larger, especially by adding details to.
2. to make (the sound from a radio, record-player etc) louder by using an amplifier.
ˌamplifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
ˈamplifier noun
a piece of equipment for increasing the strength or power-level of electric currents especially so as to increase loudness. You need a new amplifier for your stereo equipment.

am·pli·fi·ca·tion

n. amplificación, ampliación, extensión.
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