gain(redirected from gained on)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial.
Gains measured in this way can be added when amplifying stages are connected in series.
An increase in signal power or voltage produced by an amplifier in transmitting a signal from one point to another. The amount of gain is usually expressed in decibels above a reference level. See Amplifier
Antenna gain is a measure of the effectiveness of a directional antenna as compared to a nondirectional antenna. See Antenna (electromagnetism)
ii. A general term for the increase in signal power after transmission from one point to another. Gain is usually expressed in decibels and is widely used to denote transducer gain.