power amplifier

noun Electricity.

an amplifier for increasing the power of a signal.

Origin of power amplifier

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for power amplifier

power amplifier


electronics an amplifier that is usually the final amplification stage in a device and is designed to give the required power output
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