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Noun: amplification  ,amp-lu-fu'key-shun
  1. Addition of extra material, illustration or clarifying detail
    "a few remarks added in amplification and defence";
    - elaboration
  2. The amount of increase in signal power, voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
    - gain
  3. (electronics) the act of increasing voltage, power or current

Derived forms: amplifications

Type of: expanding upon, expansion, increase, increment, step-up

Encyclopedia: Amplification