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tr.v. en·hanced, en·hanc·ing, en·hanc·es
To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness: exercises that enhance cardiovascular health; spices that enhance the flavor of a sauce; renovations that enhance the neighborhood.

[Middle English enhauncen, from Anglo-Norman enhauncer, variant of Old French enhaucier, from Vulgar Latin *inaltiāre, from Late Latin inaltāre : Latin in-, causative pref.; see en-1 + Latin altus, high; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

en·hance′ment n.
en·hanc′er n.
en·hanc′ive adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enhancer - anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities; "pretty girls like plain friends as foils"
attention - a general interest that leads people to want to know more; "She was the center of attention"
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[ɪnˈhɑːnsəʳ] N (also flavour enhancer) → potenciador m
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[ɪnˈhɑːnsər] nexhausteur m flavour enhancer, mood enhancer
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At the appointed time was born, not that third in their party to whom Sophie meant to be so kind, but a godling; in beauty, it was manifest, excelling Eros, as in wisdom Confucius; an enhancer of delights, a renewer of companionships and an interpreter of Destiny.
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Super-enhancer profiles of all T cell types are markedly different in SLE patients than in healthy donors, with naive T cells in SLE displaying changes in their enhancer profiles that point to critical transcription factor networks driving disease.
In addition to differential functions of transcription factors (TFs), the transcriptional activity of proinflammatory genes is controlled by epigenetic markers, superenhancer (SE) dynamics, enhancer RNA (eRNA) transcription, transcriptional factories, chromatin structure, and intra- or interchromosomal contacts.
A pair of University of Florida researchers says they know why snakes no longer walk the Earth: The enhancer of a gene known as the Sonic hedgehog got turned off.

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