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amp definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps" [syn: ampere, amp, A]
2: a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP [syn: adenosine monophosphate, AMP, adenylic acid]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: adenosine monophosphate Date: 1951 a nucleotide C10H12N5O3H2PO4 composed of adenosine and one phosphate group that is reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP in metabolic reactions called also adenosine monophosphate, adenylic acid compare cyclic AMP

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: by shortening Date: 1886 1. ampere 2. amplifier; also a unit consisting of an electronic amplifier and a loudspeaker II. transitive verb Date: 1972 excite, energize often used with up <trying to amp up the crowd>; also heighten, intensify often used with up <amp up the drama>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

abbr. adenosine monophosphate.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. Electr. an ampere. Etymology: abbr. 2. n. colloq. an amplifier. Etymology: abbr.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(amps) 1. An amp is the same as an ampere. Use a 3 amp fuse for equipment up to 720 watts. N-COUNT 2. An amp is the same as an amplifier. (INFORMAL) N-COUNT




 


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