amplifier

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noun am·pli·fi·er \ˈam-plə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of amplifier

  1. :  one that amplifies; specifically :  an electronic device (as in a stereo system) for amplifying voltage, current, or power

Examples of amplifier in a Sentence

  1. He plugged his electric guitar into an amplifier.

1546

First Known Use of amplifier

1546


AMPLIFIER Defined for English Language Learners

amplifier

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noun am·pli·fi·er \ˈam-plə-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of amplifier for English Language Learners

  • : a device that increases the strength of electric signals so that sounds played through an electronic system are louder


AMPLIFIER Defined for Kids

amplifier

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noun am·pli·fi·er \ˈam-plə-ˌfī-ər\

Definition of amplifier for Students

  1. :  a device that increases the strength of electric signals so that sounds played through an electronic system are louder


Medical Dictionary

amplifier

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noun am·pli·fi·er \ˈam-plə-ˌfī(ə)r\

Medical Definition of amplifier

  1. :  one that amplifies; specifically :  an electronic device (as in a computer or sound-reproducing system) for amplifying voltage, current, or power



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