burst amplifier

burst amplifier

[′bərst ‚am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier stage in a color television receiver that is keyed into conduction and amplification by a horizontal pulse at the instant of each arrival of the color burst. Also known as chroma band-pass amplifier.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.