CET6 TEM4 CET4 IELTS GRE 考 研 TOEFL
- amplify (v.)
- early 15c., "to enlarge or expand," from Middle French amplifier, from Latin amplificare "to enlarge," from amplificus "splendid," from amplus "large" (see ample) + the root of facere "to make, do" (see factitious). Meaning "augment in volume or amount" is from 1570s. Restriction of use to sound seems to have emerged in the electronic age, c. 1915, in reference to radio technology.
- 1. This landscape seemed to trap and amplify sounds.
- 2. A manufacturer can amplify the demand of a product by advertising widely.
- 3. The new manager wants to amplify the company.
- 4. The mist had been replaced by a kind of haze that seemed to amplify the heat.
- 5. Please amplify your remarks by giving us some examples.
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