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en·large·ment

 (ĕn-lärj′mənt)
n.
1. An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
2. Something that enlarges; an addition.
3. Something that has been enlarged, especially a photographic reproduction or a copy larger than the original print or negative.

enlargement

(ɪnˈlɑːdʒmənt)
n
1. the act of enlarging or the condition of being enlarged
2. something that enlarges or is intended to enlarge
3. (Photography) a photographic print that is larger than the negative from which it is made

en•large•ment

(ɛnˈlɑrdʒ mənt)

n.
1. an act of enlarging; increase, expansion, or amplification.
2. an enlarged form of something.
3. anything that enlarges something else; addition.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlargement - the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scopeenlargement - the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
dilatation, dilation - the act of expanding an aperture; "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
distension, distention - the act of expanding by pressure from within
stretching - act of expanding by lengthening or widening
inflation - the act of filling something with air
magnification - the act of expanding something in apparent size
extension - act of expanding in scope; making more widely available; "extension of the program to all in need"
2.enlargement - the state of being enlarged
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
pseudobulb - a solid bulblike enlargement of the stem of some orchids
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
3.enlargement - a discussion that provides additional information
discussion, discourse, treatment - an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
expatiation - a discussion (spoken or written) that enlarges on a topic or theme at length or in detail
embellishment, embroidery - elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"
4.enlargement - a photographic print that has been enlarged
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

enlargement

enlargement

noun
1. The act of increasing in dimensions, scope, or inclusiveness:
3. The result or product of building up:
Translations
تَكْبيرتَكْبِيرتَوْسيع
zvětšení
udvidelseforstørrelse
laajennus
povećanje
bõvítésmegnagyobbodásnagyobbodás
stækkunstækkun, aukning
拡大
확대
zväčšenina
povečava
förstoring
การขยาย
büyümebüyütmebüyütülmüş fotoğraf
sự phóng to

enlargement

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒmənt] N (= act) → aumento m (Phot) → ampliación f

enlargement

[ɪnˈlɑːrdʒmənt] n
(= expansion) [building] → agrandissement m; [company, organization] → agrandissement m
[photograph] → agrandissement m

enlargement

n
(Phot) → Vergrößerung f
(= process)Vergrößerung f; (of hole, field of knowledge)Erweiterung f; (Med: of organ) → Erweiterung f, → Vergrößerung f; (of membership, majority)Erhöhung f

enlargement

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒmənt] n (gen) → ampliamento (Med) → ingrossamento (Phot) → ingrandimento

enlarge

(inˈlaːdʒ) verb
1. to make larger. He enlarged the garden.
2. to reproduce on a larger scale (a photograph etc). We had the photograph enlarged.
enˈlargement noun
1. something enlarged, especially a photograph.
2. the act of enlarging or state of being enlarged. Enlargement of the glands in the neck is usually a sign of illness.
enlarge on
to speak, write etc in more detail. Would you like to enlarge on your original statement?

enlargement

تَكْبِير zvětšení udvidelse Vergrößerung μεγέθυνση ampliación laajennus élargissement povećanje ampliamento 拡大 확대 vergroting forstørrelse powiększenie alargamento увеличение förstoring การขยาย büyütme sự phóng to 放大

en·large·ment

n. aumento en tamaño esp. de un órgano o tejido.

enlargement

n agrandamiento, aumento de tamaño
References in classic literature ?
Haley, who had been imbibing very freely of the staple of the evening, began to feel a sensible elevation and enlargement of his moral faculties,--a phenomenon not unusual with gentlemen of a serious and reflective turn, under similar circumstances.
He was frighted even to the marrow, and was minded to give order for your instant enlargement, and that you be clothed in fine raiment and lodged as befitted one so great; but then came Merlin and spoiled all; for he persuaded the king that you are mad, and know not whereof you speak; and said your threat is but foolish- ness and idle vaporing.
Very well--then THE rain is DER Regen, if it is simply in the quiescent state of being MENTIONED, without enlargement or discussion--Nominative case; but if this rain is lying around, in a kind of a general way on the ground, it is then definitely located, it is DOING SOMETHING--that is, RESTING (which is one of the German grammar's ideas of doing something), and this throws the rain into the Dative case, and makes it DEM Regen.
The two gentlemen arrived the next day to a very late dinner, affording a pleasant enlargement of the party, and a very welcome variety to their conversation, which a long morning of the same continued rain had reduced very low.
The first wandering of her thought from the text, which she still attempted dutifully to follow with her eyes and silent lips, was into an imaginary enlargement of the defence she had set up for her husband against Priscilla's implied blame.
He availed himself of his enlargement to throw himself on the pavement, and clasp the knees of Front-de-B
To strengthen, perpetuate, and extend this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement of it.
To this catalogue of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.
The misfortune under the latter system has been, that these principles are so feeble and confined as to justify all the charges of inefficiency which have been urged against it, and to require a degree of enlargement which gives to the new system the aspect of an entire transformation of the old.
IN PARTICULAR This Work Is Dedicated By A Humble Native Of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries OF THREE DIMENSIONS Having been previously conversant With ONLY TWO So the Citizens of that Celestial Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of FOUR FIVE or EVEN SIX Dimensions Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of THE IMAGINATION And the possible Development Of that most and excellent GIFT of MODESTY Among the Superior Races Of SOLID HUMANITY
The power of Treaty may yet prove a vast engine of enlargement, when the Monroe doctrine takes its true place as a political fable.
His glance was keen but showed cunning rather than intelligence; his lips were straight, and so thin that, as they closed, they were drawn in over the teeth; his cheek-bones were broad and projecting, a never-failing proof of audacity and craftiness; while the flatness of his forehead, and the enlargement of the back of his skull, which rose much higher than his large and coarsely shaped ears, combined to form a physiognomy anything but prepossessing, save in the eyes of such as considered that the owner of so splendid an equipage must needs be all that was admirable and enviable, more especially when they gazed on the enormous diamond that glittered in his shirt, and the red ribbon that depended from his button-hole.