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NounEdit

amp (plural amps)

  1. (colloquial) ampere, the unit of electrical current.
  2. (colloquial) amplifier.[1]
  3. (colloquial) ampoule.
  4. (colloquial) amputee.
  5. (colloquial) ampicillin.

VerbEdit

amp (third-person singular simple present amps, present participle amping, simple past and past participle amped)

  1. To amplify.
    He asked the disk jockey to amp it up.
  2. (usually with up) To excite.
    • 2013, Hansi Lo Wang, Morning Edition, National Public Radio
      And it's raining, a little bit of drizzle, but the crowd is amped up and ready for a big event today.
  3. (usually with up) To intensify or increase.
    • 2014, Andy Paul, Amp Up Your Sales, AMACOM Books

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “amp” in The Concise Oxford Dictionary, seventh edition, Oxford University Press, 1982.

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