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en·large

 (ĕn-lärj′)
v. en·larged, en·larg·ing, en·larg·es
v.tr.
1. To make larger in size.
2. To make larger in scope or effect; expand: enlarge our understanding of comets. See Synonyms at increase.
v.intr.
1. To become larger; grow or swell.
2. To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; elaborate: enlarged upon the plan.

[Middle English enlargen, from Old French enlargier : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + large, large; see large.]

en·larg′er n.

enlarger

(ɪnˈlɑːdʒə)
n
(Photography) an optical instrument for making enlarged photographic prints in which a negative is brightly illuminated and its enlarged image is focused onto a sheet of sensitized paper
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlarger - photographic equipment consisting of an optical projector used to enlarge a photographenlarger - photographic equipment consisting of an optical projector used to enlarge a photograph
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
Translations

enlarger

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒəʳ] N (Phot) → ampliadora f

enlarger

[ɪnˈlɑrdʒər] nagrandisseur m

enlarger

n (Phot) → Vergrößerungsapparat m

enlarger

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒəʳ] n (Phot) → ingranditore m
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