Dictionary

preamplifier

preamplifier

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

Definition of PREAMPLIFIER

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

First Known Use of PREAMPLIFIER

1935

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: preanimismPrevious Word in the Dictionary: preampAll Words Near: preamplifier
March 06, 2015
eolian Hear it
Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears