magnification

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

magnify +‎ -ification

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmæɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

magnification (usually uncountable, plural magnifications)

  1. The act of magnifying; enlargement; exaggeration.
  2. The apparent enlargement of an object in an image.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for magnification in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)