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Noun: amp  amp
  1. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Système International d'Unités
    "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps";
    - ampere, A
  2. [informal] Electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
    "he didn't have the right connector between the amp and the speakers";
    - amplifier
Verb: amp  amp
Usage: informal
  1. Increase the volume of
    - amplify
Noun: AMP
  1. A nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP
    - adenosine monophosphate, adenylic acid

Derived forms: amping, amps, amped

Type of: base, compound, current unit, deepen, electronic equipment, heighten, intensify, nucleotide

Part of: abamp, abampere, P.A., P.A. system, PA, PA system, public address system, radio, radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, stereo, stereo system, stereophonic system, stereophony, tuner, wireless

Encyclopedia: Amp