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abbreviation

Biochemistry
  • Adenosine monophosphate.

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There are 3 definitions of AMP in English:

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noun

  • short for ampere.
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    • Before I knew it, I forgot about everything else as I got lost in the world of volts, amps, and ohms.
    • The standard formula is volts times amps equals watts.
    • A single lightning stroke can deliver a billion electron volts and 100,000 amps.

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informal

noun

  • short for amplifier.
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    • I'm the only one with the garage, drums, amps and microphones.
    • You can record with a smaller amp - the mic can pick up a wider range of frequency.
    • The songs came fast and mostly furious, delivered with a tangible urgency, as if they're worried that their mics and amps would be shut off at any moment.

verb

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  • 1 (often amp something up) Play (music) through electric amplification: their willingness to amp up traditional songs virtually began the folk-rock genre
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    • Someone borrows a cheap Casio keyboard and amps it up to a ghetto blaster.
    • Armed with flowing harmonica, bass lines and gentle drum beats, and amping it up with a bluesy/roots feel, there really isn't a lot to fault in this guy's work.
    • The monaural soundtrack is intact, and no mixing has been done to amp it up any.
  • 2 (as adjective amped or amped up) North American informal Full of nervous energy, especially through taking amphetamines or similar drugs: I’ve got all this manic energy. I feel amped
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    • These are interesting, although unless you're amped up on powerful drugs, they'll soon grow boring.
    • I was a little amped up because it has been a while since I've played and a while since we had that kind of atmosphere.
    • That's whether you win or lose - everybody gets that - so I was all amped up for that, like, ‘All right!’

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