Definition of


  1. (noun, quantity) the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  2. (noun, substance) a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP

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Alternate forms of Amp

Hypernyms: base, current unit, nucleotide

Origin of the word Amp

  1. 1886 as an abbreviation of ampere; 1967 as an abbreviation of amplifier. more

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Words that sound like Amp

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