Meaning of “amp” in the English Dictionary

"amp" in British English

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ampnoun [ C ]

uk /æmp/ us /æmp/

amp noun [ C ] (ELECTRICITY)

formal ampere, uk /ˈæm.peər/ us /-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

(Definition of “amp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)