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v. aug·ment·ed, aug·ment·ing, aug·ments
1. To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity: Continuing rains augmented the floodwaters. See Synonyms at increase.
2. Linguistics To add an augment to.
To become augmented.
n. (ôg′mĕnt′)
Linguistics The prefixation of a vowel accompanying a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs.

[Middle English augmenten, from Old French augmenter, from Late Latin augmentāre, from Latin augmentum, an increase, from augēre, to increase; see aug- in Indo-European roots.]

aug·ment′a·ble adj.
aug·ment′er n.
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Aboutanios, "Interference DOA estimation and suppression for GNSS receivers using fully augmentable arrays," IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol.
To create a class of sets with the G2 property, one constructs subsets of [G.sub.m] of size n [less than or equal to] m that are "augmentable," i.e., that satisfy G3.
What India has to always have is a very carefully structured and tailored 4-dimensional military capability in place augmentable by switching forces from the East to the West and vice versa, at short notice, with the required strategic mobility that can inflict unacceptable punishment on the enemy locally, at each stage and point of an escalatory and graduated response.