Meaning of “amplifier” in the English Dictionary

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"amplifier" in British English

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amplifiernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæm.plɪ.faɪ.ər/ us /ˈæm.plə.faɪ.ɚ/ informal amp

Examples from literature

  • Charley took advantage of the remaining daylight to couple up the battery and the amplifier to his wireless. 
  • He heard the sound of a mobile amplifier, and strained his ears toward it. 
  • I can't detect any heart action even with the amplifier. 
  • The battery would be forwarded as soon as it reached the Wireless Club and had been inspected, and the amplifier would go with it. 
  • The receiving transducers would feed from amplifiers to earphones. 

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

"amplifier" in American English

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amplifiernoun [ C ]

us /ˈæm·pləˌfɑɪ·ər/

(Definition of “amplifier” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)