meaning of Amplification

Amplification meaning in General Dictionary

The work of amplifying or enlarging in space development extension

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  • the actual quantity of rise in alert energy or current or current expressed as the ratio of result to feedback
  • inclusion of additional material or illustration or clarifying information
  • (electronics) the work of increasing current or energy or existing
  • The work of amplifying or enlarging in space; enhancement; expansion.
  • The enlarging of an easy statement by particularity of information, the usage epithets, etc., for rhetorical effect; diffuse narrative or description, or a dilating upon all the particulars of an interest.
  • The matter where a statement is amplified; as, the topic was presented without amplifications.

Amplification meaning in Medical Dictionary

a conference that produces multiple copies of a gene or of every series of DNA. Gene amplification plays a role in cancer tumors. Amplification may appear in vivo (when you look at the lifestyle individual) or in vitro (in laboratory).


Amplification meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1540s, "enlargement," from Latin amplificationem (nominative amplificatio) "a widening, expanding," noun of activity from previous participle stem of amplificare (see amplify). Electronics good sense is from 1915.


Amplification meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The work of amplifying or enlarging in space; development; extension.

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  • (n.) The enlarging of a straightforward declaration by particularity of description, the usage epithets, etc., for rhetorical result; diffuse narrative or information, or a dilating upon most of the particulars of an interest.
  • (n.) The problem through which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was provided without amplifications.

Sentence Examples with the word Amplification

Nitzsch's silence, both on this occasion and afterwards, is very curious; but he cannot be accused of plagiarism, for the scheme given above is only an amplification of that foreshadowed by him (as already mentioned) in 1820 - a scheme which seems to have been equally unknown to L'Herminier, perhaps through linguistic difficulty.

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