from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An ampere.
  • noun An amplifier, especially one used to amplify music.
  • transitive verb To amplify.
  • transitive verb To stimulate or excite. Often used with up.
  • transitive verb To modify (something) so as to increase its capacity to perform or satisfy.

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  • noun ampere, the unit of electrical current;
  • verb To amplify.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • noun a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP


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