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English

Etymology

French amplifier, Latin amplificare. See Ample.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to amplify

Third person singular
amplif

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to amplify (third-person singular simple present amplif, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To render larger, more extended, or more intense, and the like;—used especially of loudspeakers, telescopes, microscopes, etc.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To enlarge by addition or discussion; to treat copiously by adding particulars, illustrations, etc.; to expand; to make much of.
  3. (transitive) To increase the amplitude of something, especially of an electric current.

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