Associations to the word «Amplification»


AMPLIFICATION, noun. The act, or result of amplifying, enlarging, extending or adding.
AMPLIFICATION, noun. (physics) The act, or result of independently increasing some quantity, especially voltage, power or current.
AMPLIFICATION, noun. (electronics) Gain.
AMPLIFICATION, noun. (genetics) The using of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for isolating and exponentially amplifying a fragment or sequence of DNA.
AMPLIFICATION, noun. (organic chemistry) A procedure used in the nomenclature of complex organic compounds in which the superatoms of a basic structure (a phane) are replaced by cyclic structures (amplificants).

Dictionary definition

AMPLIFICATION, noun. Addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail; "a few remarks added in amplification and defense"; "an elaboration of the sketch followed".
AMPLIFICATION, noun. The amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input.
AMPLIFICATION, noun. (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current.

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