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amplification

Definitions of amplification
  1. noun
    addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
    “a few remarks added in amplification and defense”
    synonyms: elaboration
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    type of:
    expanding upon, expansion
    adding information or detail
  2. noun
    (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
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    type of:
    increase, step-up
    the act of increasing something
  3. noun
    the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
    synonyms: gain
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    types:
    loop gain
    (telecommunication) the gain of a feedback amplifier or system as a function of how much output is fed back to the input
    type of:
    increase, increment
    the amount by which something increases
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