Amping



(def 2).
to excite or energize (usually followed by up):
We were so amped up for the game that we forgot to eat.
Contemporary Examples

The pundits largely panned President Obama’s first Oval Office address, devoted to amping up his response to the BP oil disaster.
The GOP’s BP Problem Richard Wolffe June 16, 2010

From New York to Indonesia, these are the regions that are amping up security and bracing for the worst.
Bin Laden Dead: Reactions and Commentary The Daily Beast May 1, 2011

So the Obama people feel that amping up the base is their best play.
Obama Plays to the Base Michael Tomasky September 25, 2011

The Moon makes a poignant link to Pluto in your sign, by Monday, amping intuition of new people and situations.
The Stars Predict Your Week Starsky + Cox October 28, 2011

Pluto in your sign will see a near-full Moon pass over it like a magnifying lens, amping its transformative power.
What the Stars Hold for Your Week Starsky + Cox August 5, 2011

noun
an ampere
(informal) an amplifier
verb
(Austral, informal) to excite or become excited
abbreviation
adenosine monophosphate
Australian Mutual Provident Society
n.

1886 as an abbreviation of ampere; 1967 as an abbreviation of amplifier.

AMP (ā’em-pē’)
n.
Adenosine monophosphate; a mononucleotide found in animal cells and reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP. Also called adenine nucleotide, adenylic acid.
AMP
(ā’ěm-pē’)
Short for adenosine monophosphate. An organic compound that is composed of adenosine and one phosphate group. It is one of the nucleotides present in DNA and RNA, and is also the fundamental component of ATP and ADP. During certain cellular metabolic processes, AMP forms from ADP when the latter loses a phosphate group, and AMP forms ADP by acquiring a phosphate group. Chemical formula: C10H14N5O7P.
amp (ampere) [(am-peer)]

A unit of electric current. One ampere corresponds to a certain number of electrons passing a fixed point each second.

Note: A typical household’s electrical supply includes a total of 120 to 200 amps; a typical house circuit carries 15 to 50 amps.

noun

An ampere, the electrical unit of measurement
An audio amplifier, esp one used for electronic musical instruments
An ampoule of a narcotic

ampere
amplifier
adenosine monophosphate
Association for Molecular Pathology

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