Amplifier

Definition

noun, plural: amplifiers

(general) Anything that amplifies, enlarges, or making something larger or more intense.

(microscopy) A lens system or a device placed above the ocular to improve the depth resolution of an image while the objective is still in the position of best-corrected image.


Supplement

Word origin: MF amplifier < L amplificāre (to increase, augment).

Related forms: amplify (verb), amplification (noun).

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