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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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To prevent DNA contamination and the carryover of amplified products, we used sterile tools at all times and carried out each step of the analysis (extracting DNA, preparing the reaction mixture, and amplifying and analyzing the PCR product) in separated work areas.
However, ear membranes on each side of its head resonate with several of the key frequencies, amplifying and broadcasting the call, Purgue reports in the November 1997 Journal of Comparative Physiology A.
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Alexander Pines, a chemist at the University of California, Berkeley, and his colleagues have developed a method of amplifying the NMR signal of biological molecules.
Standard amplified phones may even compound this problem by amplifying static, sudden sounds and other distracting noise.
Knowing whether or not critical reflection played an amplifying role will have important implications for forecasting the shaking potential of future quakes.