amp1 / amp/ • n. short for ampere. amp2 • n. inf. short for amplifier. • v. (often amp something up) 1. play (music) through electric amplification: their willingness to amp up traditional songs virtually began the folk-rock genre. 2. [as adj.] (amped or amped up) inf. full of nervous energy.
AMP • Biochem. abbr. adenosine monophosphate.