amplification


amplification (http://definr.com/amplification)

     n 1: addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying
          detail: "a few remarks added in amplification and
          defense"; "an elaboration of the idea followed" [syn: elaboration]
     2: the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current
        expressed as the ratio of output to input [syn: gain]
     3: (electricity) the act of increasing voltage or power or
        current