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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.
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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
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am•pli•fi•er

(ˈæm 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]
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amplifier

An electronic device that increases the strength of a signal.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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amplifier

noun amp (informal), speaker, loudspeaker It was just a cassette deck and an amplifier, but it worked well.
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Translations
مُكَبِّرمُكَبِّـر الصَّوت
zesilovač
forstærker
vahvistin
pojačalo
magnari
アンプ
증폭기
förstärkare
เครื่องขยายเสียง
amplifikatöryükseltici
bộ khuếch đại

amplifier

[ˈæmplɪfaɪəʳ] Namplificador m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

amplifier

[ˈæmplɪfaɪər] namplificateur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

amplifier

n (Rad) → Verstärker m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

amplifier

[ˈæmplɪfaɪəʳ] namplificatore m
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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.
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amplifier

مُكَبِّر zesilovač forstærker Verstärker ενισχυτής amplificador vahvistin amplificateur pojačalo amplificatore アンプ 증폭기 versterker forsterker wzmacniacz amplificador усилитель förstärkare เครื่องขยายเสียง yükseltici bộ khuếch đại 扩音器
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"While the load match is good or the demanded output power low, little differences among the amplifier classes are evident," he explained.
Amplifier classes A through S are defined, including the advantages, disadvantages, applications and circuit topologies for each class.
Amplifier classes A through S are defined and clearly explained, including the advantages, disadvantages, applications and circuit topologies for each class.

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