amplification amplification  /ˌæm plə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
  2. (n) the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
  3. (n) (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Lysergic mud and bad amplification.
  2. When a human being without amplification makes a sound that is high and loud, it is almost unworldly.
  3. The raucous, big-beat sound they achieve by electric amplification of all their instruments makes a Beatle performance slightly orgiastic.

News

  1. Beginning Jam- 7/22/13

    Join us for open jam sessions and create original music instantly! Participate regardless of musical ability. Beginning students, you will receive instruction on guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals and drums. Instruments and amplification will be provided.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Beginning Jam- 8/5/13

    Join us for open jam sessions and create original music instantly! Participate regardless of musical ability. Beginning students, you will receive instruction on guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals and drums. Instruments and amplification will be provided.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Beginning Jam- 8/28/13

    Join us for open jam sessions and create original music instantly! Participate regardless of musical ability. Beginning students, you will receive instruction on guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals and drums. Instruments and amplification will be provided.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "We realised that this inducement, or amplification, effect could be further enhanced by passing airflow over a ramp," says Dyson. "And of course this was the point where the idea of a bladeless fan became a real possibility. Here was a way...
    on Oct 12, 2009 By: James Dyson Source: Reuters

  2. "This APD utilizes the inherently superior characteristics of silicon for high-speed amplification to create world-class optical technology," Bowers said. "We were glad to help characterize these devices and will continue to work with Intel...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: John Bowers Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  3. "This is an amplification of Sun's open-source efforts, sending a message to businesses that they are still a major player despite recent stumbles," said Yankee Group research fellow Laura DiDio.
    on Jul 14, 2005 By: Laura DiDio Source: NewsFactor Network

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