gain

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noun – 1. an increase. There is a gain of heat by the Earth due to solar radiation, a gain in altitude an increase in altitude 2. an increase in signal power, voltage, or current. The amplifier boosts the gain of the incoming signal. 3. a benefit or advantage, verb – 1. to increase. He failed the test because the aircraft gained 100 ft in the 360° level turn. 2. to get or obtain. She gained a pass in her meteorology exam

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