In amours with, in love with. [Obs.]

Amour propre
(||A"mour` pro"pre) [F.] Self-love; self-esteem.

(A*mov`a*bil"i*ty) n. Liability to be removed or dismissed from office. [R.] T. Jefferson.

(A*mov"a*ble) a. [Cf. F. amovible.] Removable.

(A*move") v. t. [L. amovere; a- (ab) + movere to move: cf. OF. amover.]

1. To remove, as a person or thing, from a position. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

2. (Law) To dismiss from an office or station.

(A*move"), v. t. & i. [OE. amovir, L. admovere to move to, to excite; ad + movere.] To move or be moved; to excite. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Am"pe*lite) n. [L. ampelitis, Gr. 'ampeli^tis, fr. 'a`mpelos vine.] (Min.) An earth abounding in pyrites, used by the ancients to kill insects, etc., on vines; — applied by Brongniart to a carbonaceous alum schist.

(||Am`père" Am*pere") n. [From the name of a French electrician.] (Elec.) The unit of electric current; — defined by the International Electrical Congress in 1893 and by U. S. Statute as, one tenth of the unit of current of the C. G. S. system of electro-magnetic units, or the practical equivalent of the unvarying current which, when passed through a standard solution of nitrate of silver in water, deposits silver at the rate of 0.001118 grams per second. Called also the international ampère.

(||Am`père"me`ter Am`pe*rom"e*ter) n. [Ampère + meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring the strength of an electrical current in ampères.

(Am"per*sand) n. [A corruption of and, per se and, i. e., & by itself makes and.] A word used to describe the character or &. Halliwell.

2. To rise or reach by an accumulation of particular sums or quantities; to come (to) in the aggregate or whole; — with to or unto.

3. To rise, reach, or extend in effect, substance, or influence; to be equivalent; to come practically (to); as, the testimony amounts to very little.

(A*mount"), v. t. To signify; to amount to. [Obs.]

(A*mount"), n.

1. The sum total of two or more sums or quantities; the aggregate; the whole quantity; a totality; as, the amount of 7 and 9 is 16; the amount of a bill; the amount of this year's revenue.

2. The effect, substance, value, significance, or result; the sum; as, the amount of the testimony is this.

The whole amount of that enormous fame.

(A*mour") n. [F., fr. L. amor love.]

1. Love; affection. [Obs.]

2. Love making; a love affair; usually, an unlawful connection in love; a love intrigue; an illicit love affair.

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