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amp

noun [C] uk   /æmp/ us  

amp noun [C] (ELECTRICITY)

( formal ampere,   /ˈæm.peər/    /-pɪr/, written abbreviation A) the standard unit of measurement for the strength of an electrical current: a 30-amp fuse

amp noun [C] (SOUND)

informal an amplifier
Translations of “amp”
in Spanish Amperio, Amplificador…
in Korean 전류 측정 단위, 암페어…
in Arabic أمْبير…
in Portuguese ampere…
in Catalan ampere…
in Japanese アンプ, アンペア(電流の単位)…
in Italian ampère…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電, (電流單位)安培…
in Russian ампер…
in Turkish amper, elektrik akımının gücünü ölçen birim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电, (电流单位)安培…
in Polish amper…
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