am·pli·fi·ca·tion /ˌæmpləfəˈkeʃən/ 名詞
1. The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.
2. Rhet. The enlarging of a simple statement by particularity of description, the use of epithets, etc., for rhetorical effect; diffuse narrative or description, or a dilating upon all the particulars of a subject.
Exaggeration is a species of amplification. --Brande & C.
I shall summarily, without any amplification at all, show in what manner defects have been supplied. --Sir J. Davies.
3. The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.
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: (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or