Translation of amplify in Spanish:

amplify

Pronunciation: /ˈæmpləfaɪ; ˈæmplɪfaɪ/

vt (-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.

vi

  • 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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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.