Definition of amplification :
1. The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.
2. The enlarging of a simple statement by particularity of description, the use of epithets, etc., for rhetorical effect; diffuse narrative or description, or a dilating upon all the particulars of a subject.
3. The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.
gain, proliferation, hike, augment, addition, jump, buildup, aggrandizement, refinement, profit, upsurge, rise, multiplication, upturn, intricacy, working out, boost, elaboration, raise, upswing, swell, involution, elaborateness, escalation
addition (part of speech: noun)
expansion (part of speech: noun)
engorgement, stretching, burgeoning, extension, expansion, magnification, distension, crescendo, lengthening, augmentation, increment, fattening, increase, broadening, widening, swelling, inflation, thickening, growth, dilation, development, spreading, enlargement
- Second, it permits more amplification of the incoming signal than is usually practicable. - "Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son", John Mills.
- These are bare statements capable of great amplification. - "Modern Religious Cults and Movements", Gaius Glenn Atkins.
- All the subjects that are touched upon in these pages are capable of further amplification and discussion; but I do not now see my way clear to make this volume larger than it is. - "Bushido, the Soul of Japan", Inazo NitobÃ©.