Translation of amplify in Spanish:


amplificar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈæmpləˌfaɪ//ˈamplɪfʌɪ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (sound) amplificar
    (current/voltage) aumentar
    • Once this is done, you would need to place as many as 400 small speakers in various parts of the room so that the sound wave can be amplified.
    • Maple was chosen for the flooring, not only for its attractive finish but also because the surface amplifies the sound of movement, giving the impression of a thriving workplace.
    • The Navy concluded that the presence of the whales in an ocean channel with calm water, which amplifies sound, caused the sonar to damage their ears.
    • And they say they have some sort of gear I can wear that will amplify neural signals or something and will help too.
    • The first sampling transistor is configured to sample the same RF input signal that is amplified by the amplifier transistor.
    • The signals were amplified to volt levels and sampled by using a 12-bit analog-to-digital converter.
    • Quite simply, the signals need to be amplified.
    • That maneuver will only slightly amplify sounds and it leads you to listen too briefly.
    • This material, being light and moderately flexible, tends to amplify the sound of rushing water, especially in vertical piping where the flow is rapid.
    • The atoms, according to this scheme, all work in concert with one another to amplify the signal, making it a billion times stronger than the older theory could account for.
    • The researchers have even managed to demonstrate an ambipolar field effect transistor (a transistor commonly used to amplify a weak signal, such as a wireless signal) that works under ambient conditions.
    • The photon stimulates other excited states to release photons of the same energy, thus amplifying the signal and forming a laser beam.
    • A variable gain amplifier variably amplifies a monitor signal according to the operating mode determined by the gate and outputs an amplified monitor signal.
    • A circuit amplifies the signals to give them the proper frequency weighting, and the network combines the outputs nonlinearly to approximate the true magnitude of ambient magnetic fields impacting the body.
    • As the insects rub the scraper against the file, the wings amplify the sound, making it loud enough for other insects to hear.
    • Hearing aids just amplify sounds that are distorted without the hearing device; they don't necessarily reduce the distortion.
    • One of the very best ‘demonstration’ examples is hearing protectors that amplify natural sounds, yet protect the ears against harmful noise.
    • A digital radio frequency transmitter system having an input circuit for receiving digital signals to be amplified and transmitted.
    • The use of a ratiometric approach serves to amplify the fluorescent signal, and corrects for focal changes over the course of the test.
    • But it took years to realize its ability to amplify sound and thus its wireless applications.
    • A satellite TV system consists of a dish that captures the TV signal broadcast from a satellite, and a receiver that amplifies the signal and sends it to a television.
    • And, like many of today's electronic muffs, it amplifies ambient sound and shuts down when the noise reaches a preset level.
    • People didn't know what they were for ages and ages and then suddenly, about 20 years ago people began to think, yeah, these cells are the cells which have a really important role in our hearing; they're the cells which amplify the sound.
    • The one bit of cooperation they were unable to get was the right to amplify sound (apparently they don't want the serene nature of Time's Square polluted by noise), so we watched without commentary.
    • Other electronic sensing devices depend on a mechanical sensor like a Bourdon tube or a diaphragm to register a change in pressure, and then they use electronic components to amplify and transmit the signal.
    • To amplify the signal, we use a transimpedance amplifier, which also converts the output current of the photodetector to a voltage.
    • The report of a rifle is reduced to at least 92 decibels, but at the same time quieter sounds are amplified.
    • A microphone picks up ambient sound and amplifies it, and volume control allows you to adjust the level.
    • By placing the sample to be analyzed inside a laser's light amplification cavity, the Soviet scientists found they could amplify faint signals from just a few molecules of gases that would otherwise go undetected.
    • Every sound was amplified by the metal floor and the cavernously high steel ceiling.
    • They bark to attract mates and warn off rivals; the funnel shape of their burrow amplifies the sound.
    • You can also improve the sound quality by changing the sample and bit rate or amplifying the sound.
    • The thermopile used a stack of tightly packed metal plates to amplify the photoelectric signal.
    • As conventional transistors shrink in size, they lose their ability to amplify signals, and thus their very status as transistors.
    • This system reads out the chemical changes electronically, amplifies the electronic signal and further processes it.
    • If you are trying to amplify a signal, you may be just amplifying this noise.
    • Vacuum tubes were the only technology available at the time to amplify signals or serve as switching devices in electronics.
    • Finally, good sound systems only amplify bad sound.
    • They are sounded by striking the fork so that it vibrates; holding the stem against a wooden surface causes the surface to vibrate in sympathy as a soundboard, amplifying the sound.
    • He said he has spent hundreds of pounds on equipment, including a bionic ear that amplifies sound by 36 times, a two-way radio with a radius of three miles, a night vision monocular and a searchlight.
  • 2

    (elaborate on)
    (statement) ampliar
    (idea) desarrollar
    • But what about the hair, sir, could you expand and amplify on the subject of your hair?
    • They amplified simple stories with such emotional reverberations that they became elemental and overpowering, like a force of nature.
    • Many respondents wrote extensive and illuminating commentaries to amplify their yes or no responses, which make the data far richer than the simple percentages given above.
    • To begin with, I should reiterate and amplify my statement above that I was paying for this purchase with a credit card.
    • These young officers could not only deliver a message, they could amplify upon it by answering questions based on their understanding of the situation and the commander's intent.
    • Such new methods can serve to amplify and further detail the established concepts about the central regulation of gastrointestinal motility, but little or nothing about the more important peripheral control mechanisms.
    • In his oral evidence, he amplified his statement.
    • Using perfectly composed shots to amplify an emotionally resonant story, the film successfully argues that ‘artistic’ films do not have to be boring.
    • And now the blogosphere is amplifying on the story.
    • He has gone into greater detail, amplifying here, modifying there, basically not changing the overall picture but certainly giving the reader a better understanding of the issues involved.
    • The herd amplifies a sensational story, and then it moves on.
    • Many painted a picture of a prison in disarray, a description that was amplified last week by the report of an independent commission.
    • Then there is power for the witness to be able to amplify his statement.
    • Collectively, its editorials, columns and Op-Eds have served mainly to reinforce, amplify and promote the Administration's case for regime change.
    • The outcome of any public discussion can never be known with certainty, but chances are that it will amplify stories that imply risks of higher oil prices.
    • The endnotes are primarily scholarly citations of sources, while the footnotes amplify, explain, or illuminate details or side stories.
    • So he had no cause to amplify the statement that the ‘essential factor in determining liability is whether the damage is of such a kind as the reasonable man should have foreseen’.
    • He amplifies that statement: ‘Design leadership was our only option.’
    • This workshop is designed for those photographers who already have a collection of images and who would like to further amplify and extend the expressive content of their work.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to amplify on / upon sth
    • could you amplify on that? ¿podría ampliar la información sobre ese punto?