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see adenosine monophosphateadenosine monophosphate
(AMP) , organic compound composed of an adenine base, the sugar ribose, and one phosphate unit. AMP is one of the possible products of the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and is therefore important in the transfer of chemical energy during
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Abbreviation for ampere, the basic unit for electrical current.
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The International Standard unit for electrical current. A unit of the rate of flow of electric current; an electromotive force of 1 volt acting across a resistance of 1 ohm results in a current flow of 1 ampere.
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1. an ampere
2. Informal an amplifier
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(1) See ampere and amplifier.

(2) (AMP) (Accelerated Mobile Pages) See Google AMP.

(3) (AMP) (Alternate MAC/PHY) See Bluetooth AMP.

(4) (AMP) (Apache MySQL PHP) See LAMP.

(5) (AMP) (AMedia Player) The first MP3 player, developed by Tomislav Uzelac at the University of Zagreb in 1997. Subsequent media players used the AMP designation such as AmigaAMP and Winamp. See media player.
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I think the guys are pretty amped up to play now, which is important leading into the first game."
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The 29-year-old Tabal tried to stay with lead pack for 30 kilometers, but couldn't keep up when eventual champion Chelimo, Keiko Nogami of Japan and Kim Hye-song of North Korea amped the pace the rest of the way in the 42.195-km race traveling through the main roads of Jakarta.