HyperDic: amplification

English > 3 senses of the word amplification:
NOUNactamplification, elaborationaddition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
attributeamplification, gainthe amount of increase / increase / increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
actamplification(electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
amplification > pronunciation
Soundsae.mplahfahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > amplification: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAddition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail.
Example"a few remarks added in amplification and defense"
Synonymelaboration
Broaderexpansion, expanding uponadding information or detail
Spanishamplificación
Catalanamplificació, elaboració
English > amplification: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe amount of increase / increase / increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input.
Synonymgain
Narrowerloop gain(telecommunication) the gain of a feedback amplifier or system as a function of how much output is fed back to the input
Broaderincrease, incrementThe amount by which something increases / increases
Spanishamplificación, ganancia
Catalanguany
English > amplification: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current.
CategoryelectricityA physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Broaderincrease, step-upThe act of increasing / increasing something
Spanishamplificación
Catalanamplificació

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