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preamplifier

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noun pre·am·pli·fi·er \(ˌ)prē-ˈam-plə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of preamplifier

  1. :  an amplifier designed to amplify extremely weak electrical signals before they are fed to additional amplifier circuits



1935

First Known Use of preamplifier

1935


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