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amplify

[′am·plə‚fī]
(engineering acoustics)
To strengthen a signal by increasing its amplitude or by raising its level.
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Under Bill 1035, the playing or operating or permitting of any radio, CD player, television set, amplified musical instrument, loudspeaker, videoke or karaoke system, or other sound amplifying equipment, would be allowed only from 8 a.m.
Under the bill playing or operating or permitting either action of any radio, CD player, television set, amplified musical instrument, loudspeaker, videoke or karaoke system, or other sound amplifying equipment shall only be allowed from eight o'clock in the morning until ten o' clock in the evening throughout the week.
PicoPlex has become the leading method for amplifying single cells for pre-implantation genetic diagnostics and screening (PGD/PGS) of human embryos, and it is expected to displace current technologies for amplifying genomic DNA from circulating tumor cells, tumor tissue, stem cells and forensic samples.
Transmission cycles for these viruses have been little studied, but most isolates have been from culicine and anopheline mosquitoes, and mammals are considered the primary amplifying hosts.
Assessing the purity of the mtDNA will be accomplished by amplifying the mtDNA and making sure that there is no contamination of nuclear DNA.
William Keevil, director of the Environmental Healthcare Unit in the School of Biological Sciences at Southampton University, says, "My concern is that sonication cavitation may break up prion aggregates, but not destroy the robust priori protein, effectively amplifying the number of infectious units.