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amp

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noun \ˈamp\

Definition of amp

  1. 1 :  ampere

  2. 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

Rhymes with amp


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amp

verb

Definition of amp

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



1972

First Known Use of amp

1972


AMP

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noun \ˌā-ˌem-ˈpē\

Definition of AMP

  1. :  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

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Medical Dictionary

amp

abbreviation

Medical Definition of amp

  1. 1amperage

  2. 2ampere

  3. 3ampule

  4. 4amputation




AMP

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noun \ˌā-ˌem-ˈpē\

Medical Definition of AMP

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




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