Translation of amplify in Spanish:

amplify

Pronunciation: /ˈæmpləfaɪ; ˈæmplɪfaɪ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 [sound] amplificar*; [voltage/current] aumentar
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    • Finally, good sound systems only amplify bad sound.
    • You can also improve the sound quality by changing the sample and bit rate or amplifying the sound.
    • A microphone picks up ambient sound and amplifies it, and volume control allows you to adjust the level.
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    • This system reads out the chemical changes electronically, amplifies the electronic signal and further processes it.
    • A variable gain amplifier variably amplifies a monitor signal according to the operating mode determined by the gate and outputs an amplified monitor signal.
    • The first sampling transistor is configured to sample the same RF input signal that is amplified by the amplifier transistor.
    1.2 (elaborate on) [statement] ampliar*; [idea] desarrollar
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    • To begin with, I should reiterate and amplify my statement above that I was paying for this purchase with a credit card.
    • So he had no cause to amplify the statement that the ‘essential factor in determining liability is whether the damage is of such a kind as the reasonable man should have foreseen’.
    • The outcome of any public discussion can never be known with certainty, but chances are that it will amplify stories that imply risks of higher oil prices.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to amplify on oupon sth could you amplify on that? ¿podría extenderse sobre ese punto?, ¿podría ampliar la información sobre ese punto?

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