an enlarging or extending; amplification.
a direct-current generator with a rotating armature, capable of magnifying a small amount of power supplied to the field winding of the device and using the amplified power to operate an attached, direct-current motor.
to make larger, greater, or stronger; enlarge; extend. to expand in stating or describing, as by details or illustrations; clarify by expanding. Electricity. to increase the amplitude of; cause in. Archaic. to exaggerate. to discourse at length; expatiate or expand one’s remarks, speech, etc. (usually followed by on): The preacher amplified on the theme of […]
the act of or the state of being . expansion of a statement, narrative, etc., as for rhetorical purposes: In the revision, the story underwent considerable amplification. a statement, narrative, etc., so expanded: The text of the second edition was an amplification. the matter or substance used to expand an idea, statement, or the like: […]
of the nature of enlargement or extension, as of a statement, narrative, etc. Historical Examples He simply took his model and abridged it, by throwing out all argumentative, illustrative and amplificatory material. A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik