magnification

[ mag-nuh-fi-key-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF magnification
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Morely increased the magnification, to watch a few animals at a waterhole.

There is a limit, too, beyond which the magnification cannot be carried with advantage.

But it is quite easy to increase the magnification to 10 times or more.

He cut the magnification again at fifty and at thirty and at ten.

Now here we obtain an instance of what I mean by magnification.

The magnification enabled me to see partially into the shadows.

"They show the amount of magnification or reduction," Thorndyke explained.

The magnification is too low to show the smaller blood vessels.

I'm going to step up the magnification, slowly, so that you can be sure there's no substitution.

We don't know about the magnification, but the diminution is most remarkable.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Late Latin magnificationem (nominative magnificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of magnificare (see magnify).

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