Definition of amplification
1a : an act, example, or product of amplifyingb : a usually massive replication of genetic material and especially of a gene or DNA sequence (as in a polymerase chain reaction)
2a : the particulars by which a statement is expandedb : an expanded statement
Recent Examples of amplification from the Web
On that night, sound amplification was limited to about 60-percent strength, the band was onstage by 7:20 and gone by 9, and only about 7,500 attendees showed up.
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory likewise eschews amplification.
Balances and amplification were such that string and wind performers far back on the Center's deep stage often were louder and clearer than drummers a few feet away.
Kaempfe said the band's concerts are family-oriented and use no amplification of sound.
This amplification is made possible by the Internet and centralized social media platforms, which combine to create mass echo chambers.
Although there was no amplification, the orchestra played on and completed the concert, Carollo said.
Cellphone amplification is a topic the State's Attorney's office is still researching, County Board Chairman Drew Frasz said.
Singers like Holiday, Sinatra, and Baker explored the possibilities of what amplification could accomplish, cooing and chatting over their bands in a way that felt intimate, as though the words were being poured into your ears alone.
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