AskDefine | Define amp

Dictionary Definition



1 the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps" [syn: ampere, A]
2 a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP [syn: adenosine monophosphate, adenylic acid]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • ămp, /æmp/, /

Extensive Definition

Amp or AMP can refer to:



AMP - Advanced Management Program, a prestigious management certificate for very experienced executives and managers awarded by various universities and business schools such as Harvard, University of Southern California, and Wharton/University of Pennsylvania.




  • AMP Energy, an energy drink made by PepsiCo
  • Amputee, a person who has had one or more limbs removed from their body
  • Ampoule, a medical container
  • Amplified Bible, a translation of the Bible that uses punctuation to reproduce the meanings and emphases present in the original texts
  • AutoMag (pistol), an automatic Magnum pistol
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park, a manufacturing technology park in the United Kingdom
  • Advertising, Merchandising, and Promotions; a system that allows you to manage your business
  • Air Member for Personnel, a senior appointment in the Royal Air Force
  • Advanced Mobile Phone System, a first-generation analog cellular technology used in the Americas
  • Maytag AMP, an automatic washing machine introduced in 1948
  • AMP, an adult massage parlor
  • AMP, Average Manufacturer Price, a refereance drug price calculated by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It is based on data provided by pharmaceutical manufactures. This value is used to calculate Medcaid Drug Rebates paid to state Medicaid programs.
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