Meaning of AMPLIFY in English

AMPLIFY

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

use

In science or engineering we use instruments to amplify our senses.

Application Make a list of musical instruments that use a box to amplify their sound.

Loudspeakers with multiple resonance were used to amplify the feeble sound of early radios with unpleasant results.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Critics say the Internet has amplified the problem of medical misinformation.

The Lockheed story amplifies how important top leadership is to an organization's success or failure.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In complex systems a small alteration in the initial conditions can amplify into wide-ranging effects throughout the rest of the system.

It made changes on the land, and those changes will be amplified by other events as time goes on.

It should explicitly amplify policies which have been agreed as part of the business plan.

Other spots are characterized by their ability to modify or amplify sound, even to the point of acoustical saturation.

The reverse acoustic ceilings amplify the din to a decibel range appropriate for a wind tunnel.

These points will be amplified as we proceed.

This is not in fact all echo, but sound amplified either in intensity or Length.

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