gain

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  • Info In electronics, gain is a measure of the ability of a two port circuit (often an amplifier) to increase the power or amplitude of a signal from the input to the output port by adding energy converted from some power supply to the signal. more...
  • Through the elections any party may gain simple majority in the lower house.
  • A number of changes were introduced as a result of experience gained in the battle.
  • However as time went on, the film gained more respect in its home country.
  • Yet he failed to gain a position that he thought would lead him to success.
  • In return for this service, people subject to it gained the right to hold land.
  • A regional party may gain a majority and rule a particular state.
  • The report has gone on to gain a lot of attention in the public media.
  • There are other ways in which an open system can gain or lose energy.
  • It has since gained popularity among fans of other clubs around the world.
  • It was a lesson that he would act upon when he gained power.
  • Alexander then ran to the left side for a two-yard gain.
  • This was another advantage gain'd by my being able to write. Cited from Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, by Benjamin Franklin
  • It is likely that he would have gained entry if he had applied for it.
  • This film was a critical and box office failure, but has gained a modern following.
  • Most of our current knowledge was gained during the 20th century.
  • Henry had the most to gain by his brother's death.
  • While gaining some success as a cover band, the group began working on original songs.
  • Each character has a series of statistics which increase as they gain experience.
  • From his mother he gained the sense of humor that he had throughout his life.
  • The music video did not gain any commercial success and the performance was more or less forgotten.
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Meaning of gain

  • noun The amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
  • verb Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
    The home team was gaining ground, After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference
  • verb Increase or develop
    the peace movement gained momentum, the car gathers speed
  • verb Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    How much do you make a month in your new job?, She earns a lot in her new job, this merger brought in lots of money, He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb Increase (one's body weight)
    She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising