amp

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1amp

noun \ˈamp\

Definition of AMP

1
:  ampere
2
:  amplifier; also :  a unit consisting of an electronic amplifier and a loudspeaker

Examples of AMP

  1. He plugged his guitar into the amp.

Origin of AMP

by shortening
First Known Use: 1886

Other Audio Recording Terms

baffle, dub, fidelity, transcription, treble

2amp

transitive verb

Definition of AMP

:  excite, energize —often used with up <trying to amp up the crowd>; also :  heighten, intensify —often used with up <amp up the drama>

First Known Use of AMP

1972

AMP

noun \ˌā-ˌem-ˈpē\

Definition of AMP

:  a nucleotide C10H12N5O3H2PO4 composed of adenosine and one phosphate group that is reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP in metabolic reactions —called also adenosine monophosphate, adenylic acid — compare cyclic amp

Origin of AMP

adenosine monophosphate
First Known Use: 1951

Other Biochemistry Terms

bile, biodegradable, capsaicin, keratin, metabolism

amp

abbreviation    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMP

1
amperage
2
ampere
3
ampule
4
amputation

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