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English noun: amplification

1. amplification (act) addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail

SamplesA few remarks added in amplification and defense.
An elaboration of the sketch followed.


Broader (hypernym)expanding upon, expansion

2. amplification (attribute) the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input


Broader (hypernym)increase, increment

Narrower (hyponym)loop gain

3. amplification (act) (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current

Broader (hypernym)increase, step-up

Domain categoryelectricity

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