Examples from the Web for amplifier
He mounted a Trace Elliot amplifier on the back of the truck.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs|Allen Barra|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So just like any other amplifier, we wanted to simply just connect people and let them know their choices.21-Year-Old Millionaire Buys His Way to Political Influence|Matthew DeLuca|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rick and Scotty watched as the engineer got busy, hooking the remote-switch cable into the amplifier.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
He adjusted the sonar pickups, turned the amplifier to maximum, and listened intently.Way of a Rebel|Walter M. Miller
It is designed to operate a receiving set having one detector and two amplifier bulbs for three to five weeks between charges.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte
An amplifier tube of this type is shown at H and costs $6.50.
Don't use condensers with paper dielectrics for an amplifier receiving set or it will be noisy.
British Dictionary definitions for amplifier
Word Origin and History for amplifier
1540s; agent noun from amplify. Electronic sense is from 1914; shortened form amp is from 1967.
Culture definitions for amplifier
In electronics, a device that takes a small electric signal and converts it into a large one. Amplifiers are used in stereo systems, electric guitars, and loudspeakers.