(noun, verb)


1. the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

- a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps

Similar word(s): ampere

Definition categories: quantity

2. a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP

Definition categories: substance, base, nucleotide


1. To amplify.

- He asked the disk jockey to amp it up.