• WordNet 3.6
    • n amp the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
    • n AMP a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP
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In literature:

Cedar-bird, or Cedar waxwing (Ampelis cedrorum).
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
Glowworm's la-amp is gleaming, love.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
In this position we went full speed astern on the motors, 1,500 amps on each, and all the crew in the after-compartment.
"Diary of a U-Boat Commander" by Anonymous
Along the trail, after leaving Fort Ellis, we found large quantities of the "service" berry, called by the Snake Indians "Tee-amp.
"The Discovery of Yellowstone Park" by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
So then, to the S. & S. committee meeting.
"The Air Trust" by George Allan England
The final value of the current will be 0.025 amp.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 787, January 31, 1891" by Various
I couldn't tell you an' amp from a buck louse.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
But I had a surge of probably six amps per square centimetre for a while.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Some places were called more simply Ampe.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
We had something like twenty amp-hours left!
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell

In news:

International Rectifier demonstrates their new Gallium Nitride (GaN) transistors and how they can shrink the size and parts count of an audio power amp design.
Trinity Episcopal Church in Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay is one of the many restoration projects of John Canning Studios &.
With easy cloud connectivity and a built-in amp, Google's Nexus Q has a lot going for it -- but how does it compare to the Apple TV or the Roku.
Falcon Electric's SSGB-1S40-5U 40AH battery bank is a rugged battery that can last up to 40 Amp Hour (AH) maintenance-free and is designed to operate in harsh conditions.
These beacons feature the latest LED technology including an attention getting Pulse8 flash pattern, low amp draw and a long and maintenance-free service life.
Could Qualcomm Scoop Up Amp'd.
I just talked to Allen Nogee, an analyst at consultancy In-Stat, who has an interesting idea about Amp'd, the wireless service provider that just filed for bankruptcy (check out today's story).
The Easiest Way to Amp Up Your Workout.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi graduate Cynthia Kelly posts a sign to protect seagrass .
Specifically this amped-up twist on the classic shrimp cocktail , where the meat is grilled rather than steamed or boiled, give it a much more interesting flavor.
My cartridge is a Ortofon 2M Blue through a Dynavector P-75 pre-amp.
The SPS Model 10-3 provides 10 tons of force and a 3,000-amp power supply.
Car enthusiasts can rev their engines and gear up for the annual Live &.
" Skylark " delivers amped-up thrills, annoying lulls and a rousing finale.
Koronis Specialties, which is located at 221 Ampe Drive, is owned and operated by a father-son team Ron and Brian Menk with help from Ron's wife Caidy.

In science:

Reduction semantics An overloaded strategy is constructed by symmetric typedependent choice s1 & s2 where the types of the arguments s1 and s2 have to admit the construction of an overloaded strategy type (cf. [amp]).
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
As for the reduction semantics of s1 & s2 , the appropriate si is chosen depending on the type of the input term (cf. [amp+ ]).
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
Since there is the following embedding of cones Nef (X ) = Amp(X ) ⊂ Mv(X ), we have that an CKM-decomposition is also a sectional decomposition.
On Zariski decomposition problem
We adopt the Amp`ere convention that the height is increased (resp. decreased) by the edge value if the arrow of the edge points to the left (resp. right).
Geometrically Constrained Statistical Models on Fixed and Random Lattices: From Hard Squares to Meanders
Monge-Kantorovich Measure Transportation and Monge-Amp`ere Equation on Wiener Space.
On the Brownian directed polymer in a Gaussian random environment